Table 4

Prevalence of the most common disorders at a grouped level of diagnostic precision recorded in rabbits (n=2506) attending primary-care veterinary practices in England participating in the VetCompass programme from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013

Grouped level precisionCountOverall (%)95% CIFemale (%)Male (%)P valueMedian age
Dermatological50520.218.6 to 21.819.221.10.234*3.7
Oral27210.99.7 to 12.18.113.4<0.001*4.3
Gastrointestinal/abdominal2389.58.4 to 10.710.29.10.334*4.0
Ocular1827.36.3 to 8.36.77.90.264*5.0
Parasitic1787.16.1 to 8.26.77.60.401*4.2
Behavioural1305.24.4 to 6.14.75.80.222*4.1
Trauma994.03.2 to 4.83.83.80.964*2.0
Respiratory933.73.0 to 4.53.34.10.259*3.4
Overweight/obesity923.73.0 to 4.54.43.20.100*3.4
Neurological743.02.3 to 3.73.62.50.098*4.4
Iatrogenic642.62.0 to 3.22.62.60.992*2.4
Mass-associated542.21.6 to 2.82.22.20.961*5.8
Weight loss/underweight512.01.5 to 2.72.31.70.250*4.9
Abscess471.91.4 to 2.51.91.90.965*4.8
Renal/urinary451.81.3 to 2.42.41.40.057*4.2
Musculoskeletal431.71.2 to 2.31.91.60.491*5.9
Auditory251.00.6 to 1.50.51.40.027*5.5
Infection190.80.5 to 1.21.00.60.295*2.2
Cardiovascular160.60.4 to 1.00.90.50.183*5.5
Neoplasia140.60.3 to 0.90.40.70.440*8.6
Reproductive60.20.1 to 0.50.50.10.100†2.9
Hepatic40.20.1 to 0.40.30.10.339†2.5
Soft tissue20.10.0 to 0.30.00.20.503†5.6
Congenital10.00.0 to 0.20.10.00.460†1.0
  • The P value reflects testing of the prevalence difference between females and males using the chi-squared test or Fisher’s exact test as indicated.

  • *Chi-squared test.

  • †Fisher’s exact test.

  • CI, confidence interval.