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Table 2 Mortality in Chihuahuas with a recorded cause of death under primary veterinary care at UK practices participating in the VetCompass™ Programme from January 1st to December 31st, 2016 (n = 80)

From: Demography and commonly recorded clinical conditions of Chihuahuas under primary veterinary care in the UK in 2016

Grouped-level disorderCountPercent95% CI
Heart disease1518.810.9–29.0
Lower respiratory tract disorder1316.38.9–26.2
Traumatic injury1113.87.1–23.3
Brain disorder911.35.3–20.3
Enteropathy56.32.1–14.0
Poor quality of life45.01.4–12.3
Renal disease33.80.8–10.6
Behaviour disorder22.50.3–8.7
Endocrine disorder22.50.3–8.7
Mass-associated disorder22.50.3–8.7
Urinary system disorder22.50.3–8.7
Abdominal disorder11.30.0–6.8
Adverse reaction to drug11.30.0–6.8
Collapsed11.30.0–6.8
Complication associated with clinical care procedure11.30.0–6.8
Haematopoietic disorder11.30.0–6.8
Hepatopathy11.30.0–6.8
Lethargy11.30.0–6.8
Neoplasia11.30.0–6.8
Pancreatic disorder11.30.0–6.8
Parasite infestation11.30.0–6.8
Skin disorder11.30.0–6.8
Spinal cord disorder11.30.0–6.8