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Table 1 Signalment and diseases diagnosed in cats included in groups C, I and H

From: Redox unbalance in the hyperthyroid cat: a comparison with healthy and non-thyroidal diseased cats

  Group C (39 cats) Group I (45 cats) Group H (40 cats)
Age (years) 9.9 ± 2.0 α 10.4 ± 3.3 α 12.9 ± 3.1 β
Sex (%) 5.2 F 46.1 NF 20.5 M 28.2 MC 4.3 F 28.9 NF 6.8 M 60 MC 37.5 NF 62.5 MC
Predominant Breed (%) 89.7 DSH 84.5 DSH 90 DSH
Other breeds (%) 5.1 Sphynx 2.6 Chartreaux 2.6 Devon Rex 8.9 Persian 2.2 British short hair 2.2 Devon rex 2.2 Siamese 5 Persian 2.5 Siamese 2.5 Maine Coon
Body weight (Kg) 4.9 ± 1 α 4.9 ± 1.6 α 4.2 ± 1.2 β
BCS (1–9 scale) 5 ± 1 α 4.8 ± 1.6 α 4 ± 1 β
Diseases diagnosed n and (%) / Infectious/Inflammatory 16 (35.6) CKD 14 (31.1) Metabolic 6 (13.3) Neoplastic 8 (17.8) Other 1 (2.2) Hyperthyroidism
  1. Signalment and diseases diagnosed in cats included in groups C, I and H. Data are expressed as Mean ± Standard deviation or Percentage (%)
  2. BCS Body condition score, DSH domestic short hair, M male, F female, MC male castrated, NF neutered female, n = number of cats
  3. Data were compared by ANOVA with Tukey’s multiple comparisons post-test. Different symbols (α, β) indicate differences between groups (p < 0.05)