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Table 2 Prevalence of the 25 most common disorders at the greatest diagnostic precision recorded in Border Terriers attending primary-care veterinary practices in England from January 1st, 2013 to December 31st, 2013 (n = 1327)

From: Border Terriers under primary veterinary care in England: demography and disorders

Fine-level Disorder Term Disorder Count Prevalence % 95% CI
Periodontal disease 234 17.63 15.62–19.79
Overweight/obesity 93 7.01 5.69–8.52
Otitis externa 89 6.71 5.42–8.19
Nail clip 70 5.28 4.13–6.62
Anal sac impaction 63 4.75 3.67–6.03
Vomiting 58 4.37 3.34–5.61
Conjunctivitis 44 3.32 2.41–4.43
Diarrhoea 43 3.24 2.35–4.34
Heart murmur 34 2.56 1.78–3.56
Lameness 34 2.56 1.78–3.56
Skin mass 33 2.49 1.71–3.47
Pruritus 33 2.49 1.71–3.47
Ear disorder 29 2.19 1.47–3.12
Lethargy 27 2.03 1.35–2.95
Cataract 24 1.81 1.16–2.68
Coughing 24 1.81 1.16–2.68
Seizure disorder 24 1.81 1.16–2.68
Hypersensitivity skin disorder 22 1.66 1.04–2.50
Dog bite injury 21 1.58 0.98–2.41
Epilepsy 21 1.58 0.98–2.41
Degenerative joint disease 21 1.58 0.98–2.41
Dermatitis 19 1.43 0.86–2.23
Gastroenteritis 19 1.43 0.86–2.23
Infectious canine tracheobronchitis (Kennel Cough) 19 1.43 0.86–2.23
Pyoderma 19 1.43 0.86–2.23