The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners has released the Practice Analysis of Chiropractic 2010.
You can download the full report for free here.
The practice analysis reports are used extensively to inform and educate state licensing boards, associations, legislators, and insurance companies on the practice patterns of full-time chiropractors.
The findings are based on approximately 2,400 respondents from all 50 states.
Some interesting findings in the report:
Amongst full time chiropractors:
49.8% work 30-39 hours /week
24.4% work 40-49 hours/week
3.5% 50-59 hours/week
Chiropractic as “healthcare plan gatekeepers”
59% fewer hospital stays
62% few outpatient surgeries
83% low pharmaceutical costs
6.9% Work in a hospital setting
4.4% are under contract to serve active or non-active duty military personnel.
39% have an office in the city
24.7% have an office in the suburbs
20.4% haven an office in a small town
15.9% have an office in a rural setting