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Table 3 Initial multinomial logit model results for each trait. Traits sorted in decreasing order of importance

From: Assessing the relative importance of health and conformation traits in the cavalier king Charles spaniel

  Marginal utility values L-R Chi2 DF P-value –log10 (P-value)
SM
 Tested & present −0.605     
 Not tested −0.754 188.564 2 <0.0001 94.282
 Tested & free 1.359     
Inbreeding
 0–3% 0.451     
 3–6% 0.501 50.201 3 <0.0001 23.349
 6–9% −0.597     
 9–12% −0.355     
Eye shape
 Walleyed −1.069     
 Prominent 0.758 44.959 2 <0.0001 22.480
 Small 0.491     
MVD
 Tested & present −0.841     
 Not tested −0.681 38.605 2 <0.0001 19.302
 Tested & free 1.522     
Eye disease
 Tested & present −0.621     
 Not tested −0.258 32.793 2 <0.0001 16.396
 Tested & free 0.879     
Muzzle length
 34-38 mm 0.536     
 38-42 mm 0.041 10.368 2 0.006 5.184
 42-46 mm −0.577     
Coat colour
 Within lines −0.369 6.014 1 0.014 4.255
 Between lines 0.369     
Price
 €700 - €900 0.317     
 €900 - €1100 −0.347 2.551 3 0.466 0.763
 €1100 - €1300 −0.034     
 €1300 - €1500 0.064     
  1. L-R Chi2 likelihood ratio test, df degrees of freedom, −log 10 (P-value) logworth statistic