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Table 2 Data quality (completeness and validity) for the 13 descriptive variables extracted from the post-mortem reports for pigs and cattle between 2000 and 2011. The TVD number is the unique Swiss cattle identification number

From: The value of necropsy reports for animal health surveillance

  Cattle Pig Cattle Pig
  Complete Missing Invalid Complete Missing Invalid % unusable entries % unusable entries
Submission number 2862 0 0 5997 0 0 0 0
Sex 2753 109 0 5823 174 0 4 3
Age (days) 2114 549 199 4361 1471 165 27 27
Weight (kg) 2742 1 119 5888 1 108 4 2
How animal died 2786 76 0 5901 96 0 3 2
Owner name 2862 0 0 5996 1 0 0 < 1
Owner address 2611 251 0 5809 188 0 9 3
Owner address (zip code) 2847 15 0 5983 14 0 < 1 < 1
Breed 2279 583 0 NA NA NA 21 NA
TVD number 1604 9 1284 NA NA NA 80 NA