TABLEĀ 4:

Overall treatment effect on the behaviour of the dog compared with previous year(s) without treatment

DexmedetomidinePlacebo
Primary analysis
(n=89)
Sensitivity analysis*
(n=81)
Primary analysis
(n=93)
Sensitivity analysis* (n=90)
ScoreDescriptionn (per cent)n (per cent)n (per cent)n (per cent)
1Excellent effect15 (16.9)13 (16.0)9 (9.7)9 (10.0)
2Good effect49 (55.1)45 (55.6)25 (26.9)23 (25.6)
3Some effect10 (11.2)9 (11.1)18 (19.4)17 (18.9)
4No effect11 (12.4)10 (12.3)36 (38.7)36 (40.0)
5Worse4 (4.5)4 (4.9)5 (5.4)5 (5.6)
  • *Dogs that showed signs of potential sedation in functional alertness were excluded.