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Table 2 Descriptive sample data

From: Management of atraumatic shoulder instability in physiotherapy (MASIP): a survey of physiotherapy practice

Overall physiotherapy experience (years) Mean = 13.9 (S.D 8.0)
Band / Grading
 Band 5 (Physiotherapist) 4 3.0 %
 Band 6 (Physiotherapist Specialist) 38 28.1 %
 Band 7 (Physiotherapist Advanced / Specialist Physiotherapist / Physiotherapy Team Manager) 47 34.8 %
 Band 8a (Physiotherapist Principal) 40 29.6 %
 Band 8b upwards (Physiotherapist Consultant) 6 4.4 %
Setting
 NHS 105 77.8 %
 Primary 37  
 Secondary 45
 Tertiary 6
 Mixed 17
 Private hospital 10 7.4 %
 Private practice 18 13.3 %
 Education 1 0.7 %
 Sports 1 0.7 %
Overall MSK experience (years)
 0–2 8 5.9 %
 > 2–4 9 6.7 %
 > 4–6 19 14.1 %
 > 6–8 18 13.3 %
 > 8–10 15 11.1 %
 > 10 66 48.9 %
Upper Limb Specialism
 Yes 68 50.4 %
 Interest group organisation 32  
 Clinical / special interest in ASI 58
 Work in specialist ASI centre 24
 No 67 49.6 %
ASI Training
 Yes 115 85.2 %
 No 20 14.8 %
ASI Experience Outside Workplace
 Yes 19 14.1 %
 No 116 85.9 %
Proportion of patients with ASI on caseload
 None 3 2.2 %
 > 0–10 % 93 68.9 %
 > 10–30 % 25 18.5 %
 > 30–50 % 5 3.7 %
 > 50–75 % 5 3.7 %
 > 75–100 % 4 3.0 %