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Table 4 Comparison of survival for disease processes associated with death in Bernese mountain dogs

From: Life expectancy and causes of death in Bernese mountain dogs in Switzerland

Disease processa N (%) Survival (years) P (logrank)b
Median IQR
Mechanical 7 (2.4) 9.13 7.36–9.27 0.707
Degenerative 16 (5.6) 8.87 7.62–9.95 0.334
Overall 287 (100) 7.89 6.769.27  
Symptomatic 37 (12.9) 7.89 6.96–9.08 0.898
Neoplastic 222 (77.4) 7.83 6.68–9.25 0.723
Immune-mediated 5 (1.7) 6.04 5.93–7.46 0.007
  1. aexcluding cases with unknown disease processes and disorders with less than 5 cases
  2. blog rank test comparing each disease process to all others