Best back pain relief measures among U.S. adults 2017, by ethnicity

Percentage of adults in the U.S. with back pain who stated select measures provided them the best pain relief as of February 2017, by ethnicity

Best back pain relief measures among U.S. adults 2017, by ethnicity This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. with back pain who stated select measures provided them the best relief from their back pain, as of February 2017, by ethnicity. It was found that 7 percent of African American respondents stated treatment by a chiropractor provided the best relief from their back pain, compared to 18 percent of Caucasian respondents.
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Percentage of adults in the U.S. with back pain who stated select measures provided them the best pain relief as of February 2017, by ethnicity

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Black or African American Hispanic American or Latino White / Caucasian
Acupuncture3%4%3%
Chiropractor7%14%18%
Globules/homeopathy0%8%2%
Physiotherapy, massages, back school, yoga, muscle training, etc.24%24%16%
Osteopathy7%0%0%
Kinesiology tape, heat patches, etc.14%6%5%
Conventional medicine (drugs, shots, etc.)17%24%25%
Self-help groups0%0%1%
I did not try either of the above 14%20%21%
Other10%0%8%
Prefer not to answer3%0%1%
Black or African American Hispanic American or Latino White / Caucasian
Acupuncture3%4%3%
Chiropractor7%14%18%
Globules/homeopathy0%8%2%
Physiotherapy, massages, back school, yoga, muscle training, etc.24%24%16%
Osteopathy7%0%0%
Kinesiology tape, heat patches, etc.14%6%5%
Conventional medicine (drugs, shots, etc.)17%24%25%
Self-help groups0%0%1%
I did not try either of the above 14%20%21%
Other10%0%8%
Prefer not to answer3%0%1%
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This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. with back pain who stated select measures provided them the best relief from their back pain, as of February 2017, by ethnicity. It was found that 7 percent of African American respondents stated treatment by a chiropractor provided the best relief from their back pain, compared to 18 percent of Caucasian respondents.
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