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Table 1 The school screening performers

From: SOSORT consensus paper: school screening for scoliosis. Where are we today?

Health care provider Q11a Q11a (%) Q11b Q11b (%)
Orthopaedic doctors (OD) 6 17,14 8 22,85
Health Care Visitors (HCV) 1 02,85 6 17,14
Registered Nurses (RN) 2 05.71 10 28,57
Physical therapists (PT) 10 28,57 27 77,14
Physical Education Teachers (PET) 4 11,42   
School Nurses (SN) 17 48,57 18 51,42
Other    2 05.71
Combination of     
I don't know 13 37,14   
Spine Specialist (SS)    1 02,85
School Doctor (SD) 1 02,85   
  1. Q11a represents the number of answers on the questionnaires for question a. Who performs school screening currently at your center? and Q11a (%) the relevant percentages.
  2. Q11b represents the the number of answers on the questionnaires for question b. Who do you think would be the most appropriate persons to perform the screening? and Q11b (%) the relevant percentages.