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Table 6 Comparison of data for the dogs in the present study (n = 461) to dogs 1 to 3 years in a national gallup (n = 513)

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

Variable Dogs 1–3 yrs in the present study Proportion Dogs 1–3 yrs from a national gallup Proportion P-value
   Mean (%) 95% C.I. Mean (%) 95% C.I.  
Sex       0.6241
  Male 53.8 49.2–58.4 55.3 50.9–59.6  
  Female 46.2 41.6–50.8 44.6 40.3–48.9  
Breed       0.0752
  Dachshund 7.4 5.0–9.8 7.3 5.0–9.6  
  German shepherd 6.3 4.1–8.5 6.8 4.6–9.0  
  Golden retriever 6.9 4.6–9.2 3.5 1.9–5.1  
  Labrador retriever 4.6 2.7–6.5 3.7 2.1–5.3  
Neuter status Intact dogs 98.9 97.9–99.8 97.0 95.5–98.5 0.0431
N:o of dogs in the household Mean 2.29   1.67   0.0013
  SD 2.95   1.07   
  1. 1Analysed with 2-proportion statistics
  2. 2Analysed with chi-square
  3. 3Analysed with t-test
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