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Table 2 Number of dogs with intervertebral disc calcification grades 0 – 3; Grade 0 (0 calcifications), Grade 1 (1 – 2 calcifications), Grade 2 (3 – 4 calcifications), Grade 3 (≥5 calcifications) in the three age groups in 193 Dachshunds radiographed for intervertebral disc calcifications

From: Intervertebral disc disease in Dachshunds radiographically screened for intervertebral disc calcifications

Age (months) Grade 0 Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Total
(0 calc) (1–2 calc) (3–4 calc) (≥5 calc)
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)  
12 – 24 14 (47) 10 (33) 3 (10) 3 (10) 30 (15.5)
24 – 48 16 (14) 49 (43) 22 (19) 27 (24) 114 (59.1)
>48 14 (29) 22 (45) 4 (8) 9 (18) 49 (25.4)
Total 44 (22.7) 81 (42.0) 29 (15.0) 39 (20.2) 193 (100)
  1. n = number of dogs, calc = calcification.