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Table 2 KPNW Health Plan Members with CMP in 2010

From: Acupuncture and chiropractic care for chronic pain in an integrated health plan: a mixed methods study

  No CAM referral in 2010 Chiropractic and/or acupuncture referral in 2010*
  Mean (SD) or % (N) Mean (SD) or % (N)
Total members 18 and older with CMP 66768 4816
Type of Chronic Pain   
   Back and Neck Pain 33248 4244
   Joint Pain (including Osteoarthritis) 40308 2705
   Fibromyalgia and other Myofascial Pain 7129 1125
   Headache 7543 743
   Two or more types of pain from CMP definition 34.3% (22904) 61.9% (2983)
Two or more types of pain from more general
chronic pain definition
38.1% (25419) 63.4% (3052)
Demographics   
   % female 61.4% (41058) 68.3% (3290)
   Age 57.4 (15.5) 52.3 (14.8)
   % White (1) 87.6% (54982) 87.4% (3996)
   % Hispanic (2) 6.3% (2379) 6.8% (206)
Other   
   Depression diagnosis 20.6% (13780) 26.8% (1292)
   Sleep problems 0.46% (307) 0.89% (43)
  1. *2224 chiropractic only, 2314 acupuncture only, 278 both.
  2. (1) race information only available for 67, 319 health plan members, (2) ethnicity for 41, 098 health plan members