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

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

   Fluralaner topical solution
(n = 224)
Fipronil/(S)-methoprene spot-on solution
(n = 87)
Age (years) Mean (SD) 5.0 (4.40) 4.7 (4.30)
Range 0.2a–16.9 0.2b–19.4
Weight (lb) Mean (SD) 9.7 (3.20) 10.2 (3.86)
Range 2.6–16.9 2.6–25.3
Gender Female, Intact 27 (12.1%) 7 (8.0%)
Female, Spayed 93 (41.5%) 35 (40.2%)
Male, Intact 15 (6.7%) 13 (14.9%)
Male Neutered 89 (39.7%) 32 (36.8%)
Distribution of household sizes (no. of cats)
  1 50 (43.1%) 18 (40.0%)
  2 40 (34.5%) 21 (46.7%)
  3 15 (12.9%) 1 (2.2%)
  4 6 (5.2%) 1 (2.2%)
  5 5 (4.3%) 4 (8.9%)
  1. aIn the fluralaner group, the youngest cats enrolled were 12 weeks of age; 24 (24/224 = 10.7%) were less than 26 weeks of age
  2. bIn the fipronil-methoprene group, the youngest cats enrolled were 13 weeks of age; 10 (10/87 = 11.5%) were less than 26 weeks of age