Table 2

Protocol deviations; total percentage and mean number of visits

APT (n = 51)

CBT (n = 52)

CT (n = 56)

WL (n = 50)


%

Mean

%

Mean

%

Mean

%

Mean


General physician

23.5

0.37

25.0

0.81

26.8

0.39

24.0

0.44

Medical specialist

7.8

0.12

7.7

0.15

8.9

0.11

8.0

0.08

Radiologist

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Physiotherapy

11.8

0.53

13.5

0.77

5.4

0.39

18.0

0.90

Alternative medicine

0

0

3.8

0.23

5.4

0.21

4.0

0.16


APT = active physical treatment; CBT = cognitive-behavioural treatment; CT = combination treatment; WL = waiting list.

Smeets et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2006 7:5   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-7-5

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