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Table 4 Final 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 −0.786     
 Not tested −0.530 261.153 2 <0.0001 130.577
 Tested & free 1.316     
MVD
 Tested & present −0.667     
 Not tested −0.646 108.581 2 <0.0001 54.291
 Tested & free 1.313     
Eye shape
 Walleyed −1.026     
 Prominent 0.695 53.709 2 <0.0001 26.855
 Small 0.331     
Inbreeding
 0–3% 0.318     
 3–6% 0.556 53.378 3 <0.0001 24.908
 6–9% −0.447     
 9–12% −0.247     
Eye disease
 Tested & present −0.534     
 Not tested −0.039 47.491 2 <0.0001 23.745
 Tested & free 0.573     
Muzzle length
 34-38 mm 0.124     
 38-42 mm 0.244 10.014 2 0.007 5.007
 42-46 mm −0.368     
Coat colour
 Within lines −0.220 6.677 1 0.010 4.629
 Between lines 0.220     
  1. L-R Chi2 likelihood ratio test, df degrees of freedom, −log 10 (P-value) logworth statistic