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Table 3 Prevalence of the most common disorders at a fine-level of diagnostic precision recorded in Labrador retrievers (n = 2074) attending UK primary-care veterinary practices participating in the VetCompass™ Programme from January 1st, 2013 to December 31st, 2013

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

Fine-level disorder Count Overall prevalence % 95% CI Female prevalence % Male prevalence % P-Value
Otitis externa 215 10.4 9.1–11.8 10.3 10.6 0.821
Overweight/obesity 183 8.8 7.6–10.1 9.8 8.0 0.139
Degenerative joint disease 115 5.5 4.6–6.6 5.9 5.2 0.480
Lameness 91 4.4 3.5–5.4 4.1 4.7 0.521
Periodontal disease 87 4.2 3.4–5.1 4.5 3.9 0.525
Lipoma 85 4.1 3.3–5.0 3.8 4.4 0.484
Vomiting 74 3.6 2.8–4.5 2.5 4.6 0.009
Diarrhoea 67 3.2 2.5–4.1 2.9 3.4 0.494
Conjunctivitis 57 2.7 2.1–3.5 3.0 2.6 0.577
Skin mass 51 2.5 1.8–3.2 2.4 2.6 0.756
Pruritus 43 2.1 1.5–2.8 2.2 2.0 0.832
Anal sac impaction 38 1.8 1.3–2.5 1.6 2.0 0.522
Pyoderma 36 1.7 1.2–2.4 1.5 1.9 0.499
Coughing 33 1.6 1.1–2.2 1.6 1.6 0.885
Stiffness 33 1.6 1.1–2.2 2.2 1.1 0.057
Undesirable behaviour 31 1.5 1.0–2.1 1.3 1.7 0.551
Pyo-traumatic dermatitis 28 1.4 0.9–1.9 1.1 1.6 0.396
Alopecia 26 1.3 0.8–1.8 1.0 1.5 0.367
Pododermatitis 26 1.3 0.8–1.8 1.0 1.5 0.367
Laceration 25 1.2 0.8–1.8 1.3 1.1 0.632
  1. The P-value reflects prevalence comparison between females and males
  2. P-values in bold are statistically significant
  3. CI confidence interval