Table 3

Life table and estimated survival results for the AP protocol group (n = 149) and P protocol group (n = 73) at 14 days, 6 months, and 1 year after the date of diagnosis of idiopathic IMHA and at the time of the scheduled first visit (28 days) and second control visit (70 days)

Azathioprine-Prednisolone Protocol


Time (days)

# at riska

Cumulative

# eventsb

Cumulative

# censoredc

Estimated survival

95% CI

Interval


14

98

30

21

0.785

0.719 - 0.856

28

61

31

57

0.776

0.710 - 0.849

70

67

32

50

0.756

0.686 - 0.833

182

31

35

86

0.725

0.647 - 0.812

365

12

36

106

0.685

0.588 - 0.802

Prednisolone Protocol


14

56

17

0

0.767

0.676 - 0.870

28

53

19

1

0.738

0.644 - 0.847

70

46

21

8

0.709

0.611 - 0.822

182

42

24

11

0.661

0.559 - 0.782

365

36

26

18

0.643

0.539 - 0.767


a Number of dogs alive.

b Cumulative number of dogs in each protocol group that died of idiopathic IMHA.

c Cumulative number of dogs in each protocol group that were censored.

Piek et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2011 7:15   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-7-15

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