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Table 1 Demographics of enrolled dogs and distribution of numbers of dogs in each household

From: A randomized, blinded, controlled USA field study to assess the use of fluralaner topical solution in controlling canine flea infestations

   Fluralaner topical solution
(n = 221)
Fipronil/(S)-methoprene spot-on solution
(n = 100)
Age (years) Mean (SD) 4.5 (3.41) 4.9 (3.70)
  Range 0.3a−17.0 0.3b−16.3
Weight (lb) Mean (SD) 35.0 (25.84) 37.8 (29.08)
  Range 4.4−112.0 4.4−136.0
Gender Female, Intact 41 (18.6%) 21 (21.0%)
  Female, Spayed 70 (31.7%) 29 (29.0%)
  Male, Intact 60 (27.1%) 25 (25.0%)
  Male, Neutered 50 (22.6%) 25 (25.0%)
Distribution of household sizes (no. of dogs)
  1 62 (51.2%) 16 (36.4%)
  2 30 (24.8%) 14 (31.8%)
  3 19 (15.7%) 5 (11.4%)
  4 8 (6.6%) 4 (9.1%)
  5 2 (1.7%) 5 (11.4%)
  1. ain the fluralaner group, the youngest dogs enrolled were 13 weeks of age; 10 (10/221 = 4.5%) were less than 26 weeks of age
  2. bin the fipronil group, the youngest dogs enrolled were 14 weeks of age; 10 (10/100 = 10.0%) were less than 26 weeks of age