Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults and children in 2012 whose have seen a practitioner for chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation in the past 12 months, COMBOOK reports whether they bought a self-help book or other materials such as a DVD, CD, or video to learn about chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation. For sample children, COMBOOK reports whether a family member bought a self-help book or other materials to learn about the sample child's use of chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation.
Chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation was one of many alternative health treatment modalities included in the Alternative Health Supplements.
The 2012 Field Representative's Manual defines chiropractic manipulation as:
The 2012 Field Representative's Manual defines osteopathic manipulation as:
Field representatives were advised to "feel free to offer [these definitions] even if the respondent has not requested [them]."
Additional information about the use of chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation was collected for respondents who reported using chiropractic or osteopathic in the past 12 months, including variables on frequency and cost of use. Please use the IPUMS NHIS drop-down menus and search function to explore these variables.
- 2012: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children of ages 4-17 who have seen a practitioner for chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation in the past 12 months.
- 2012 : SUPP4WT