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Table 2 Newborns outcome at 24 h after birth (alive/dead) according to the Apgar class in the 176 Chihuahua puppies

From: Apgar score or birthweight in Chihuahua dogs born by elective Caesarean section: which is the best predictor of the survival at 24 h after birth?

  Apgar score 7–10  N puppies (%) Apgar score 4–6  N puppies (%) Apgar score 0–3  N puppies (%)
Alive 24 h after birth 106/109 (97%) 47/49 (96%) 7/18 (39%)
Dead 24 h after birth 3/109 (3%) 2/49 (4%) 11/18 (61%)