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Table 1 Summary statistics for the variables gastrin, cortisol and CRP according to breed, age and sex

From: Serum concentration of gastrin, cortisol and C-reactive protein in a group of Norwegian sled dogs during training and after endurance racing: a prospective cohort study

Variable N (%)/mean (range) Gastrin (pg/ml) Cortisol (nmol/L) CRP (mg/L)
Mean (sd)/median P value Mean (sd)/median P value Mean (sd)/median P value
Breed    0.173*   0.20*   0.017*
 Alaska husky 47 (72 %) 18.9 (11.7)/15.8   61.2 (24.4)/58.0   27.9 (16.7)/24.8  
 Siberian husky 18 (28 %) 15.6 (6.8)/12.9   64.7 (23.4)/59.5   15.6 (18.2)/10.9  
Age 3.9 (1–9) 18.0 (10.7)/15.0 0.71** 62.3 (24.0)/58 0.67** 24.4 (17.9)/18.8 0.85**
Sex    0.13*   0.99*   0.23*
 Male 33 (1 %) 15.2 (4.9)/14.3   63.0 (27.5)/58.0   27.1 (19.1)/21.8  
 Female 32 (49 %) 21.1 (14.0)/15.0   61.3 (20.1)/57   21.5 (16.3)/17.8