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Table 5 Comparison of survival for specific disorders associated with death in Bernese mountain dogs

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

Specific disordera N (%) Survival (years) P (logrank)b
Median IQR
Gastric or mesenteric volvulus 7 (2.9) 9.13 7.36–9.91 0.733
Degenerative joint disease 16 (5.9) 8.87 7.59–9.95 0.352
Spinal disorder 13 (4.8) 8.35 7.33–10.19 0.206
Overall 270 (100) 7.93 6.769.29  
Neoplasia 222 (82.2) 7.83 6.68–9.25 0.445
Renal injury (acute or chronic) 12 (4.4) 6.83 4.19–8.56 0.047
  1. aexcluding cases with unknown disorders and disorders with less than 5 cases
  2. blog rank test comparing each disease to all others