Table 1

Frequency with which practitioners treat patient subgroups

Patient subgroupFrequency
Never/rarelySometimesOften
Children (up to 3 years)36%34%30%
Children (4–18 years)8%39%53%
Older people (65 years and over)4%23%73%
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people83%15%2%
Pregnant women16%47%37%
Athletes or sports people7%42%51%
People with work-related injuries21%43%36%
People with traffic-related injuries37%49%14%
People receiving postsurgical rehabilitation57%36%7%
Non-English speaking ethnic groups77%17%6%