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Table 4 Prevalence of the most common disorders at a grouped-level of diagnostic precision recorded in greyhounds (n = 2715) attending UK primary-care veterinary practices participating in the VetCompass™ Programme from January 1st to December 31st, 2016

From: Greyhounds under general veterinary care in the UK during 2016: demography and common disorders

Grouped-level disorder Count Overall prevalence % 95% CIa Female prevalence % Male prevalence % Median age at end of study (years)
Dental 1067 39.3 37.5–41.2 39.7 39.0 8.3
Claw/nail 408 15.0 13.7–16.4 16.0 14.1 8.1
Musculoskeletal 368 13.6 12.3–14.9 12.1 15.3 9.3
Traumatic injury 317 11.7 10.5–12.9 11.5 11.7 7.0
Skin/cutaneous 221 8.1 7.1–9.2 7.3 9.1 7.5
Enteropathy 202 7.4 6.5–8.5 6.3 8.7 7.9
Behavioural 169 6.2 5.3–7.2 6.3 6.3 7.6
Neoplastic 149 5.5 4.7–6.4 5.2 5.9 9.7
Ophthalmological 145 5.3 4.5–6.3 4.8 5.9 10.3
Urinary system 101 3.7 3.0–4.5 5.1 2.2 8.9
Mass-associated 88 3.2 2.6–4.0 2.9 3.7 9.3
Cardiac 88 3.2 2.6–4.0 4.4 2.0 9.5
Underweight 67 2.5 1.9–3.1 2.3 2.7 10.8
Parasitic 58 2.1 1.6–2.8 1.6 2.7 5.6
  1. aCI confidence interval