Mortality of Swedish horses with complete life insurance between 1997 and 2000: variations with sex, age, breed and diagnosis.

@article{Egenvall2006MortalityOS,
  title={Mortality of Swedish horses with complete life insurance between 1997 and 2000: variations with sex, age, breed and diagnosis.},
  author={Agneta Egenvall and Johanna C Penell and Brenda N. Bonnett and Pekka Olson and Josephine Pringle},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2006},
  volume={158 12},
  pages={397-406}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential usefulness of the database maintained by the Swedish insurance company Agria for providing mortality statistics on Swedish horses. Mortality statistics (incidence rates and survival) were calculated, both crudely and stratified by sex, age, breed, breed group and diagnosis, for the horses with complete life insurance, which covers most health problems. The total mortality was 415 (95 per cent confidence interval [CI] 399 to 432) deaths per 10… CONTINUE READING

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