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Table 7 Prevalence of IVDH in the six dachshund varieties

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

Breed variety Males Females Grand total
Unneutered Neutered < 12 m Neutered > 12 m Total Unneutered Neutered < 12 m Neutered > 12 m Total
SLH 1/3 (33%) 4/28 (14%) 3/14 (21%) 8/45 (18%) 0/2 (0%) 7/18 (39%) 8/32 25%) 15/52 (29%) 23/97 (24%)
SSH 1/11 (9%) 12/39 (31%) 4/15 (27%) 17/65 (26%) 2/10 (20%) 11/29 (38%) 12/37 (32%) 25/76 (33%) 42/141 (30%)
SWH 2/3 (67%) 13/59 (22%) 12/46 (26%) 27/108 (25%) 1/4 (25%) 7/28 (25%) 14/54 (26%) 22/86 (26%) 49/194 (25%)
MLH 10/51 (20%) 11/22 (50%) 8/27 (30%) 29/100 (29%) 4/50 (8%) 11/23 (48%) 12/31 (39%) 56/104 (26%) 56/204 (27%)
MSH 25/129 (19%) 12/45 (27%) 9/26 (35%) 46/200 (23%) 15/107 (14%) 16/51 (31%) 49/70 (26%) 49/228 (21%) 95/428 (22%)
MWH 11/61 (18%) 7/19 (37%) 6/12 (50%) 24/92 (26%) 6/32 (19%) 6/23 (26%) 7/23 (30%) 19/78 (24%) 43/170 (25%)
Total 50/258 (19%) 59/212 (28%) 42/140 (30%) 151/610 (25%) 28/205 (14%) 58/172 (34%) 71/247 (29%) 157/624 (25%) 308/1234 (25%)
  1. No of Cases/total no of individuals is shown for each group with the resulting percentages shown in brackets
  2. Included are animals of at least 3 years old at the time of the questionnaire, and following the exclusions made in Table 1
  3. Breed varieties: SLH Standard long haired, SSH Standard short-haired, SWH Standard wire-haired, MLH Miniature long-haired, MSH Miniature short-haired, MWH Miniature wire-haired