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Table 1 Demographic data included in the telephone questionnaire

From: Demographic Data of a Population of Insured Swedish Dogs Measured in a Questionnaire Study

Questions about the owner Questions about the dog
Name Name and registration number
Address Breed
County Sex
Number of adults in the household (≥18 years) Date of birth
Age of each adult Neuter status
- Neutered or intact, age at neutering if neutered
Number of adults in the household Age when owner got possession of the dog
Age of each child Type of place where the dog was bought
- Breeder, owner is also the breeder, friend, other
Employment/Retired/Other type Price paid for the dog
Purpose of dog ownership
- Company, dog exhibitions, breeding, hunting, obedience, tracking, searching on humans, guarding, herding, other
Weight of the dog
Number of dogs in the household Subjective judgement of body condition by dog owner
-normal, thinner or heavier than normal
Other animals in the household
- Dogs, cats, other animals and numbers
Size of pure-bred dog compared to standard
- small, normal, large
  Present disease of the dog
- Yes/no, and diseases as open questions
  Previous disease of the dog
- Yes/no, and diseases as open questions
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