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Table 2 RHS-based distribution of pigs from different breeding lines into ranking quartiles on day 4 post infection

From: A novel Respiratory Health Score (RHS) supports a role of acute lung damage and pig breed in the course of an Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniaeinfection

  1st quartile1) 2nd quartile2) 3rd quartile3) 4th quartile4)
German Landrace5) n = 27 16.1% 29.0% 22.7% 32.2%
Hampshire n = 21 47.6% 28.6% 23.8% 0%
Piétrain n = 28 14.3% 28.6% 21.4% 35.7%
Large White n = 16 37.5% 12.5% 25.0% 25.0%
  1. 1) RHS of 0 to 2.1; 2) RHS of 2.11 to 10.7; 3) RHS of 10.71 to 27.5; 4) RHS of 27.51 to 95.61; 5) Eleven German Landrace pigs died or were euthanized outside of days 4 and 20 and, therefore, were not included.