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Table 1 Characteristics of the groups according to the type of breed

From: Assessment of the lung microbiota in dogs: influence of the type of breed, living conditions and canine idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Sex (M/F)6/43/85/44/24/5
Age, yr7.01 (6.05–8.57)6.96 (4.34–7.33)3.61 (1.43–4.49)8.68 (7.65–10.11)4.82 (2.95–10.85)
Weight, kg6.80 (5.55–9.18) a,b27.90 (23.35–31.15) a,c,d11.90 (9.50–13.30) c9.40 (8.65–9.70) d13.80 (12.70–16.20) b
Breeds7 Jack Russel, 3 Yorkshire5 Belgian Malinois, 3 Australian shepherds and 1 white Swiss shepherd, 2 border collies6 French and 1 English bulldogs, 1 pug, 1 Cavalier King Charles spanielWHWTsBeagles
  1. Data are expressed as median and interquartile range. Superscript letters reflect paired statistical difference (P < 0.002) according to Kruskal-Wallis and Dunn post-hoc tests. M Male, F Female, T Terriers group, S Shepherds group, Br Brachycephalic dogs group, H-WHWT Healthy West Highland white terriers group, ExpB Experimental beagles group