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Table 3 Prevalence of the 25 most common disorder groups 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

Grouped-Level Disorder Term Count Prevalence 95% CI
Dental disorder 246 18.54 16.48–20.74
Enteropathy 155 11.68 10.00–13.53
Skin disorder 135 10.17 8.60–11.93
Ear disorder 120 9.04 7.55–10.72
Ophthalmological disorder 105 7.91 6.52–9.50
Overweight/obesity 93 7.01 5.69–8.52
Musculoskeletal disorder 90 6.78 5.49–8.27
Claw/nail disorder 81 6.10 4.88–7.53
Anal sac disorder 69 5.20 4.07–6.53
Neoplasia 60 4.52 3.47–5.78
Mass lesion 59 4.45 3.40–5.70
Upper respiratory tract disorder 59 4.45 3.40–5.70
Brain disorder 54 4.07 3.07–5.28
Heart disease 42 3.17 2.29–4.25
Traumatic injury 42 3.17 2.29–4.25
Parasite infestation 36 2.71 1.91–3.74
Endocrine system disorder 35 2.64 1.84–3.65
Lethargy 31 2.34 1.59–3.30
Bite injury 27 2.03 1.35–2.95
Undesirable behaviour 24 1.81 1.16–2.68
Female reproductive system disorder 22 1.66 1.04–2.50
Foreign body 21 1.58 0.98–2.41
Urinary system disorder 18 1.36 0.81–2.14
Congenital disorder 16 1.21 0.69–1.95
Intoxication (poisoning) 14 1.06 0.58–1.76