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Table 1 Characteristics of the 137 patients with WAD managed at encounter

From: Management of Whiplash Associated Disorders in Australian general practice

Data n % of WAD encounters (95% CI)
Sex (Missing) (1)  
 Male 50 36.8 (28.2–45.4)
 Female 86 63.2 (54.6–71.8)
Age (Missing) (2)  
 5–14 years 2 1.5 (0–3.6)
 15–24 years 24 17.8 (11–24.5)
 25–44 years 58 43 (34.2–51.7)
 45–64 years 37 27.4 (19.9–35)
 65–74 years 11 8.1 (3–13.2)
 75+ years 3 2.2 (0–4.8)
Background (Missing) (12)
 Non-English–speaking background 18 14.4 (7.5–21.3)
 English-speaking background 107 85.6 (78.7–92.5)
Ruralitya (Missing) (2)  
 Major city 109 80.7 (73.7–87.8)
 Inner regional city 19 14.1 (8–20.2)
 Outer regional city 7 5.2 (0.9–9.5)
 Missing values 2 .
Commonwealth concession cards (Missing) (10)  
 Card holders 37 29.1 (20.9–37.3)
 Non-card holders 90 70.9 (62.7–79.1)
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