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Table 3 Prevalence of the 25 most common groups of disorders recorded in Pugs attending primary-care veterinary practices in England participating in the VetCompass Programme from January 1st, 2013 to December 31st, 2013 (n = 1009)

From: Demography and health of Pugs under primary veterinary care in England

Grouped-level disorder Count Prevalence 95 % CI
Ophthalmological 164 16.25 14.03–18.68
Dermatological 157 15.60 13.38–17.95
Aural 152 15.06 12.91–17.42
Overweight/obesity 133 13.18 11.15–15.43
Enteropathy 113 11.20 9.32–13.31
Upper respiratory tract 105 10.41 8.59–12.46
Congenital 91 9.02 7.32–10.96
Claw/nail 73 7.23 5.71–9.01
Anal sac 70 6.94 5.45–8.68
Dental 66 6.54 5.09–8.25
Musculoskeletal 52 5.15 3.87–6.70
Lower respiratory tract 43 4.26 3.10–5.70
Mass lesion 35 3.47 2.43–4.79
Parasite infestation 35 3.47 2.43–4.79
Female reproductive system 30 2.97 2.01–4.22
Hernia 30 2.97 2.01–4.22
Brain 29 2.87 1.93–4.10
Traumatic injury 27 2.68 1.77–3.87
Urinary system 21 2.08 1.29–3.16
Lethargy 17 1.68 0.98–2.68
Neoplasia 15 1.49 0.83–2.44
Spinal cord 14 1.39 0.76–2.32
Undesirable behavioural 13 1.29 0.69–2.19
Collapse/syncopal episodes 8 0.79 0.40–1.56
Foreign body 8 0.79 0.40–1.56