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Table 1 Breed-type specific prevalence of mast cell tumour (MCT) diagnosis with 95% confidence intervals (CI)

From: Prevalence and risk factors for mast cell tumours in dogs in England

A) Specific breed types
Breed-type Cases (n) Total (n) MCT prevalence (%) 95% CI (%)
Boxer 47 2406 1.95 1.40 - 2.51
Golden Retriever 43 3086 1.39 0.98 - 1.81
Weimaraner 6 705 0.85 0.17 - 1.53
Labrador Retriever 106 14781 0.72 0.58 - 0.85
Staffordshire Bull Terrier 72 14219 0.51 0.39 - 0.62
Pug 7 1391 0.50 0.13 - 0.88
Springer Spaniel 8 3906 0.20 0.06 - 0.35
Jack Russell Terrier 18 11333 0.16 0.09 - 0.23
West Highland White Terrier 3 4254 0.07 0.00 - 0.15
Border Collie 3 4501 0.07 0.00 - 0.14
Cocker Spaniel 4 6353 0.06 0.00 - 0.12
Yorkshire Terrier 2 5512 0.04 0.00 - 0.09
German Shepherd Dog 1 5993 0.02 0.00 - 0.05
B) Summary results
Specific breed type 388 132139 0.29 0.26 – 0.32
Crossbred 65 36361 0.18 0.14 - 0.22
Unknown breed 0 136 - -
Total 453 168636 0.27 0.24 – 0.29
  1. Dogs were recruited from a VetCompass population of 168,636 dogs. Breed types are listed from highest to lowest prevalence.