Gender, age, breed and distribution of morbidity and mortality in insured dogs in Sweden during 1995 and 1996

  title={Gender, age, breed and distribution of morbidity and mortality in insured dogs in Sweden during 1995 and 1996},
  author={Agneta Egenvall and {\AA}ke Hedhammar and Brenda N. Bonnett and Pekka Olson},
  journal={Veterinary Record},
  pages={519 - 525}
More than 200,000 dogs insured by one Swedish company at the beginning of either 1995 or 1996 were included in a retrospective, cross-sectional study. They could be covered for veterinary care at any age, but were eligible for life insurance only up to 10 years of age. Accessions for veterinary care that exceeded the deductible cost were used to calculate the risk of morbidity. The morbidity and mortality data have been stratified by gender, age, breed, location and human population density. In… 

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