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Table 5 Prevalence of the most common grouped-level disorders recorded in French Bulldogs (n = 2228) attending UK primary-care veterinary practices participating in the VetCompass™ Programme from January 1st, 2013 to December 31st, 2013

From: Demography and disorders of the French Bulldog population under primary veterinary care in the UK in 2013

Grouped-level disorder Count Overall prevalence 95% CIa Female prevalence % Male prevalence % P-value
Cutaneous 399 17.9 16.3–19.6 16.0 19.9 0.018
Enteropathy 372 16.7 15.2–18.3 14.5 18.9 0.006
Aural 364 16.3 14.8–17.9 16.0 16.7 0.652
Upper respiratory tract (URT) 282 12.7 11.3–14.1 10.0 15.2 <  0.001
Ophthalmological 234 10.5 9.3–11.9 9.3 11.7 0.073
Nail disorder 119 5.3 4.4–6.4 4.2 6.5 0.017
Musculoskeletal 105 4.7 3.9–5.7 4.2 5.3 0.239
Parasite infestation 98 4.4 3.6–5.3 4.2 4.6 0.676
Anal sac disorder 85 3.8 3.1–4.7 3.9 3.8 0.859
Undesirable behaviour 74 3.3 2.6–4.2 1.5 5.1 <  0.001
Traumatic injury 68 3.1 2.4–3.9 2.5 3.6 0.142
Lower respiratory tract 53 2.4 1.8–3.1 1.7 3.0 0.043
Cardiac 52 2.3 1.7–3.0 1.8 2.9 0.082
Mass lesion 45 2.0 1.5–2.7 2.5 1.5 0.084
Dental 43 1.9 1.4–2.6 2.0 1.9 0.961
  1. The P-value reflects prevalence comparison between females and males
  2. aCI confidence interval