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Table 4 Prevalence of the most common grouped-level disorders recorded in Rottweilers (n = 2197) attending UK primary-care veterinary practices participating in the VetCompass Programme from January 1st, 2013 to December 31st, 2013

From: Rottweilers under primary veterinary care in the UK: demography, mortality and disorders

Grouped-level disorder Count Overall prevalence 95% CIa Female prevalence Male prevalence P-Value*I
Musculoskeletal 264 12.01 10.69–13.45 12.34 11.79 0.695
Dermatological 241 10.96 9.69–12.35 9.46 12.42 0.027
Gastro-intestinal 195 8.87 7.72–10.14 7.88 9.90 0.098
Undesirable behaviour 175 7.96 6.87–9.18 6.03 9.81 0.001
Neoplasia 175 7.96 6.87–9.18 8.26 7.74 0.657
Overweight/obesity 155 7.05 6.02–8.21 8.07 6.12 0.075
Aural 145 6.60 5.60–7.72 6.68 6.57 0.919
Claw/nail 109 4.96 4.09–5.95 5.10 4.86 0.795
Mass lesion 95 4.32 3.51–5.26 4.55 4.14 0.642
Dental 77 3.50 2.78–4.36 3.34 3.69 0.656
Traumatic injury 73 3.32 2.61–4.16 3.25 3.42 0.821
Ophthalmological 69 3.14 2.45–3.96 2.60 3.69 0.143
Urinary system 56 2.55 1.93–3.30 3.62 1.44 0.001
Anal sac 41 1.87 1.34–2.52 2.13 1.62 0.376
Congenital 41 1.87 1.34–2.52 1.76 1.98 0.707
  1. *The P-value reflects prevalence comparison between females and males. aCI confidence interval