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Table 2 Patient characteristics of cats and dogs that underwent diaphragmatic herniorrhaphy and associations with mortality

From: Prognostic indicators for perioperative survival after diaphragmatic herniorrhaphy in cats and dogs: 96 cases (2001-2013)

Characteristic Category Dogs (n = 79) Cats (n = 17) All cases (n = 96) OR (95% CI) P-value
Species Cat
Dog
Ref
1.9 (0.4–9.2)
0.42
Sex and neuter status Female spayed
Female intact
Male castrated
Male intact
31 (39.2%)
9 (11.4%)
20 (25.3%)
19 (24.1%)
4 (23.5%)
1 (5.9%)
12 (70.6%)
0 (0.0%)
35 (36.5%)
10 (10.4%)
32 (33.3%)
19 (19.8%)
0.8 (0–6.6)
2.9 (0.5–30.7)
2.3 (0.4–25.8)
Ref
0.84
0.33
0.53
Sex Female
Male
40 (50.6%)
39 (49.4%)
5 (29.4%)
12 (70.6%)
45 (46.9%)
51 (53.1%)
Age at diagnosis (yr) Median, range 3.0 (0.2–12.9) 4.7, 1.5–8.5 3.1, 0.2–12.9 1.1 (1.0–1.3) 0.10
Weight (kg) Median, range 10.6, 2.2–52.0 4.6, 2.3–8.0 8.0, 2.2–52.0 1.0 (1.0–1.1) 0.33
  1. Results are for univariable logistic regression analysis. Values were considered significant at p < 0.05. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, Ref Reference category, yr years, kg kilograms