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Table 2 Mortality in West Highland White Terriers with a recorded cause of death under UK primary veterinary care at practices participating in the VetCompass™ Programme from January 1st 2016 to December 31st, 2016 (n = 128)

From: West Highland White Terriers under primary veterinary care in the UK in 2016: demography, mortality and disorders

Grouped-level disorder Count Percent 95% CI
Lower respiratory tract 13 10.2 5.5–16.7
Neoplastic 13 10.2 5.5–16.7
Spinal cord 10 7.8 3.8–13.9
Behavioural 8 6.3 2.7–11.9
Brain 8 6.3 2.7–11.9
Enteropathy 8 6.3 2.7–11.9
Appetite-related 7 5.5 2.2–10.9
Collapsed 7 5.5 2.2–10.9
Cardiac 7 5.5 2.2–10.9
Urinary system 7 5.5 2.2–10.9
Renal 6 4.7 1.7–9.9
Mass associated 5 3.9 1.3–8.9
Aural 4 3.1 0.9–7.8
Cutaneous 4 3.1 0.9–7.8
Others 21 16.4 10.5–24.0