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Table 1 Demographics of the study dog population from veterinary practices in Spain

From: Duration of annual canine flea and tick protection provided by dog owners in Spain

  Fluralaner Monthly oral products Monthly spot-on products Total
Number of dogs 3483 5969 20,568 30,020
Dog age
 Mean ± SD (years) 4.0 ± 3.7 4.7 ± 3.9 3.9 ± 3.8 4.1 ± 3.8
Dog age block (n, %)
 8 weeks to 1.0 year 510 (15) 575 (10) 3244 (16) 4329
 1.1–8.0 years 772 (22) 1212 (21) 4132 (20) 6116
 8.1–12.0 years 170 (5) 322 (6) 923 (5) 1415
 Over 12.1 years 35 (1) 85 (1) 246 (1) 366
 Missing data 1996 (57) 3775 (63) 12,023 (59) 17,794
Dog body size (n, %)
 Small 849 (24) 1231 (21) 5253 (26) 7333
 Medium 287 (8) 404 (7) 1551 (8) 2242
 Large 536 (15) 666 (11) 2326 (11) 3528
 Missing data 1811 (52) 3668 (61) 11,438 (56) 16,917
  1. Abbreviations: n, number of dogs; SD, standard deviation