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Table 1 Signalment of dogs

From: The effect of intra-articular botulinum toxin A on substance P, prostaglandin E2, and tumor necrosis factor alpha in the canine osteoarthritic joint

Variable Osteoarthritic dogs Control dogs
  IA BoNT A group Placebo group  
n = 19 n = 16 n = 13
Gender
 Female/neutered female 2/7 7/2 4/0
 Male/neutered male 5/5 5/2 6/3
Weight (kg)
 Mean (SD) 33.0 (7.9) 33.2 (10.0) 34.9 (10.9)
Age (years)
 Mean (SD) 7.3 (3.0) 5.3 (3.1) 6.0 (3.2)
Duration of lameness
 3–< 6 months 1 2 Not applicable
 6–12 months 2 6  
  > 12 months 16 8  
Sampled joint
 Knee 6 5 7
 Elbow 8 6 3
 Hip 5 5 3
Breed (number of dogs) Labrador retriever (6) Labrador Retriever (4) Mixed Breed (3)
  German Shepherd (3) Bernese Mountain German Shepherd
  Collie (2) Dog (2) (2)
  Basset Hound (1) Nova Scotia Duck Bernese Mountain
  Beauceron (1) Tolling Retriever (2) Dog (1)
  Belgian Shepherd (1) Rottweiler (2) Boxer (1)
  Cockerspaniel (1) Black Russian Bracco Italiano (1)
  Flat-Coated Terrier (1) Dalmatian (1)
  Retriever (1) Catalan Sheepdog (1) Dobermann (1)
  Irish Setter (1) Central Asian Great Dane (1)
  Rottweiler (1) Shepherd Dog (1) Rottweiler (1)
  Mixed Breed (1) Siberian Husky (1) Siberian Husky (1)
   Wales Springer  
   Spaniel (1)  
   Mixed Breed (1)