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Table 2 Animals in the study population as described by gender, neuter age, and dachshund variety

From: Neuter status as a risk factor for canine intervertebral disc herniation (IVDH) in dachshunds: a retrospective cohort study

  DOGS BITCHES Grand total
Unneutered Neutered < 12 m Neutered > 12 m Total Unneutered Neutered < 12 m Neutered > 12 m Total
Long 3 (5%) 40 (65%) 19 (30%) 62 4 (7%) 22 (37%) 34 (57%) 60 122
Smooth 18 (18%) 61 (60%) 22 (22%) 101 17 (17%) 39 (39%) 43 (43%) 99 200
Wire 3 (2%) 83 (59%) 54 (39%) 140 4 (4%) 45 (42%) 59 (55%) 108 248
Mini long 104 (60%) 36 (21%) 32 (19%) 172 98 (55%) 40 (23%) 39 (22%) 177 349
Mini smooth 236 (64%) 79 (22%) 51 (14%) 366 209 (56%) 86 (23%) 81 (22%) 376 742
Mini wire 106 (62%) 47 (22%) 19 (11%) 172 64 (49%) 40 (31%) 27 (30%) 131 303
Total 470 346 197 1013 396 272 283 951 1964
  1. Note: Numbers of animals are tabulated, with the proportion of dogs and bitches of each neuter status within each dachshund variety shown as a percentage in brackets. Percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding