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Table 1 Published studies (n = 19) based on data from insured dogs or using insured dogs as a sampling frame in chronological order

From: Insurance data for research in companion animals: benefits and limitations

Source Year Country1 Main focus/disease2
Bergsten et al. (1978) [18] 1975-1977 Sweden Morbidity and mortality; general and by cause
Häggström et al. (1992) [55] 1980-1990 Sweden Mortality and morbidity; myxomatous valve disease
Bonnett et al. (1997) [22] 1992, 1993 Sweden Mortality; general and by cause
Egenvall et al. (2000) [23] 1995, 1996 Sweden Morbidity and mortality; general
Egenvall et al. (2000) [24] 1996 Sweden Morbidity; general, by cause
Egenvall et al. (2000c) [36] 1995, 1996 Sweden Mortality; general
Egenvall et al. (2001) [56] 1995, 1996 Sweden Morbidity; pyometra
Dobson et al. (2002) [31] 1997-1998 UK Morbidity; neoplasia
Edwards et al. (2003) [32] 1997-1998 UK Morbidity: lymphoma
Bonnett et al. (2005) [33] 1995-2000 Sweden Mortality; general, by cause
Davison et al. (2005) [57] Not stated UK Diabetes mellitus3
Egenvall et al. (2005) [58] 1995-2000 Sweden Mortality; general, by cause
Egenvall et al. (2005) [34] 1995-2002 Sweden Morbidity and mortality; mammary tumours
Bergström et al. (2006) [47] 1995-2002 Sweden Morbidity; Caesarean section
Egenvall et al. (2006) [59] 1995-2002 Sweden Mortality; heart disease
Nødtvedt et al. (2006) [60] 1995-2002 Sweden Morbidity; atopic dermatitis
Nødtvedt et al. (2007) [43] 1995-2002 Sweden Morbidity; atopic dermatitis, spatial distribution
Egenvall et al. (2007) [35] 1995-2002 Sweden Morbidity and mortality; osteosarcoma
Fall et al. (2007) [61] 1995-2004 Sweden Morbidity and mortality; diabetes mellitus
  1. 1 Data from Swedish studies (n = 16) emanates from Agria insurance http://www.agria.se and data from UK (n = 3) from PetProtect http://www.petprotect.co.uk
  2. 2 All included studies have included incidence measures
  3. 3 morbidity/mortality not stated