Research on Chiropractic
The Gallup Study
In 1991 the Gallup Organization performed a nationwide demographic study to determine the attitudes, opinions, and behaviors of both users and nonusers of chiropractic services. Their findings? Overall, 90% felt that chiropractic health care was effective
The Harris Poll
According to this 1994 Harris Poll, patients were more satisfied with chiropractic care than care from medical doctors and other health care professionals.
Patient Evaluations of Care from Family Physicians and Chiropractors. Findings from this study indicate that patients under chiropractic care had 3 times the satisfaction rate as did patients under the care of family physicians. In addition, the patient’s perception of the doctor’s confidence in diagnosing and treating low back pain was almost 3 times higher in patients receiving chiropractic care compared with those receiving care from family physicians.
Patient Evaluations of Care from Family Physicians and Chiropractors.
Cherkin, D., MacCornack, F. Western Journal of Medicine – 1989;150:351-355.