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Table 3 Summary of factors influencing the reason for lamb deaths in ten sheep breeds in GB.

From: Associations between lamb survival and prion protein genotype: analysis of data for ten sheep breeds in Great Britain

  factor
breed PrP genotype sex age at death year of birth
Beulah Speckled Face ns ns *** ns
Bluefaced Leicester ns ns *** ns
Charollais ns ns *** ns
Lleyn ns ns *** ns
North Country Cheviot (Hill) ns ns *** ns
North Country Cheviot (Park) ns ns *** ***
Poll Dorset ns ns *** ns
Scottish Blackface ns * *** **
Texel ns ns *** *
Welsh Mountain ns ns *** **
  1. significance in final model or when deleted from the model: ns (P > 0.05); * (0.01 <P ≤ 0.05); ** (0.001 <P ≤ 0.01); *** (P ≤ 0.001)