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Table 6 Descriptive analysis of clinical findings potentially associated with Score-Ha Stages 1/2 and 3/4 (starting set for multivariable modelling)

From: Scoring shoulder ulcers in breeding sows – is a distinction between substantial and insubstantial animal welfare-related lesions possible on clinical examination?

Quantitative variable   N Mean Median CVb Min 5%c 95%d Max Pe
DOSf Stage 1/2 60 2.1 2.1 56.1 0.3 0.5 4.3 6.0  
Stage 3/4 60 4.1 3.9 47.0 0.5 0.9 7.7 8.8 <.0001
Qualitative variables Category Stages 1/2 Stages 3/4 ORg Ph Cli
   N % n %    
Powmj no 29 48.3 59 98.3 1   
yes 31 51.7 1 1.7 63.1 <.0001 8.2–485.1
Mass no 13 21.7 47 78.3 1   
yes 47 78.3 13 21.7 13.1 <.0001 5.5–31.2
>  1 scratch no 44 73.3 32 53.3 1   
yes 16 26.7 28 46.7 0.4 0.0244 0.2–0.9
  1. aHistopathological Score
  2. bCoefficient of variation
  3. c5th percentile
  4. d95th percentile
  5. ep-value Wald’s Chi2-Test
  6. fDiameter of scab
  7. gOdds Ratio
  8. hp-value Chi2-Test
  9. i95% Wald’s confidence interval
  10. jProliferation of wound margins