Table 2

Parameter estimates from the regression models for each colic type.

Colic type

Parameter

Posterior Mean

Posterior Standard Deviation

95% Credible Interval


All Colics

Intercept

2.849

0.966

1.059, 4.737

S12

0.082

0.043

-0.002, 0.167

C12

0.029

0.043

-0.055, 0.113

S6

-0.132

0.033

-0.196, -0.067

C6

-0.007

0.033

-0.071, 0.058

α

0.005

0.012

-0.018, 0.029

All Surgical

Intercept

2.159

1.089

-0.017, 4.156

S12

0.065

0.054

-0.042, 0.173

C12

0.034

0.055

-0.073, 0.142

S6

-0.114

0.042

-0.196, -0.032

C6

-0.037

0.041

-0.119, 0.044

α

0.007

0.015

-0.024, 0.037

All Medical

Intercept

2.218

1.035

0.271, 4.225

S12

0.117

0.061

-0.001, 0.237

C12

0.021

0.059

-0.095, 0.136

S6

-0.167

0.051

-0.267, -0.067

C6

0.044

0.049

-0.054, 0.140

α

0.004

0.014

-0.023, 0.031

Equine Grass Sickness

Intercept

-1.430

1.278

-3.750, 1.244

S12

-0.275

0.190

-0.655, 0.093

C12

-1.060

0.206

-1.481, -0.673

S6

-0.638

0.172

-0.980, -0.306

C6

0.041

0.163

-0.277, 0.357

α

0.006

0.024

-0.042, 0.054

Epiploic Foramen Entrapment

Intercept

-0.698

1.029

-2.710, 1.456

S12

0.396

0.199

0.013, 0.794

C12

0.590

0.168

0.271, 0.929

S6

0.028

0.167

-0.302, 0.356

C6

0.404

0.169

0.077, 0.736

α

0.002

0.020

-0.038, 0.041

Pedunculated Lipoma

Intercept

-0.253

1.123

-2.489, 1.872

α

0.010

0.019

-0.028, 0.049

Large Colon Impaction

Intercept

0.057

0.957

-1.643, 1.999

S12

0.265

0.118

0.033, 0.497

C12

0.389

0.118

0.162, 0.622

α

0.005

0.021

-0.038, 0.046

Large Colon Displacement/Torsion

Intercept

-0.275

1.112

-2.388, 2.065

S12

0.116

0.101

-0.084, 0.315

C12

0.166

0.110

-0.049, 0.383

S6

-0.234

0.090

-0.410, -0.058

C6

-0.256

0.090

-0.433, -0.080

α

0.005

0.022

-0.039, 0.049


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Archer et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2006 2:27   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-2-27

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