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Table 6 Child indication of animals other than their own pet contacted (n=965), and frequency of contact

From: Pet ownership, dog types and attachment to pets in 9–10 year old children in Liverpool, UK

Animal Yes, n (%) Daily, n (%) Weekly, n (%) Monthly, n (%)
Dog 533 (55.6) 199 (38.5) 185 (35.8) 133 (25.7)
Cat 328 (34.2) 121 (40.3) 103 (34.3) 76 (25.3)
Rabbit 131 (13.7) 42 (34.2) 41 (33.3) 40 (32.5)
Rodent 99 (10.3) 39 (42.4) 21 (22.8) 32 (34.8)
Horse (including riding) 73 (7.6) 19 (27.5) 22 (31.8) 28 (40.6)
Other pet 190 (19.8) 62 (35.8) 57 (33.0) 54 (31.2)