Mortality due to trauma in cats attending veterinary practices in central and south-east England

McDonald, J L and Cleasby, I R and Brodbelt, D C and Church, D B and O'Neill, D G (2017) Mortality due to trauma in cats attending veterinary practices in central and south-east England. JOURNAL OF SMALL ANIMAL PRACTICE, 58 (10). pp. 570-576.

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Abstract

Objectives: To identify important demographic and spatial factors associated with the risk of trauma and, more specifically, road traffic accident‐related mortality, relative to other diagnoses in cats. Methods: A sample of 2738 cats with mortality data derived from the VetCompass primary‐care veterinary database was selected for detailed study. Generalised linear models investigated risk factors for mortality due to trauma and due to road traffic accidents versus other causes.