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Table 2 Mortality in Labrador retrievers with a recorded cause of death under primary-care veterinary at UK practices participating in the VetCompass™ Programme from January 1st, 2013 to December 31st, 2013 (n = 147)

From: Labrador retrievers under primary veterinary care in the UK: demography, mortality and disorders

Grouped-level disorder Overall Count (%) Female count (%) Male Count (%) P-Value male vs female Age at death [years]: Median (interquartile range)
Musculoskeletal disorder 36 (24.5) 18 (24.3) 18 (25.0) 0.925 13.4 (11.5–14.0)
Neoplasia 31 (21.1) 13 (17.6) 18 (25.0) 0.272 10.6 (8.5–12.4)
Mass lesion 11 (7.5) 5 (6.8) 6 (8.3) 0.718 9.7 (9.0–10.1)
Brain disorder 8 (5.4) 5 (6.8) 3 (4.2) 0.492 11.8 (9.5–13.1)
Liver disorder 8 (5.4) 3 (4.1) 5 (6.9) 0.443 12.0 (9.3–12.9)
Renal disease 8 (5.4) 5 (6.8) 3 (4.2) 0.492 11.3 (8.7–13.3)
Endocrine disorder 7 (4.8) 5 (6.8) 2 (2.8) 0.261 12.1 (11.1–13.7)
Enteropathy 5 (3.4) 3 (4.1) 2 (2.8) 0.672 10.3 (5.4–11.0)
Heart disease 5 (3.4) 2 (2.7) 3 (4.2) 0.627 9.1 (8.2–12.1)
Urinary system disorder 4 (2.7) 1 (1.4) 3 (4.2) 0.297 12.7 (11.5–13.9)
Other 24 (16.3)     
Total 147 (100)     
  1. The P-value reflects comparison between the prevalence in females and males