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Table 1 Characteristics of each group

From: Assessment of left ventricular regional function in affected and carrier dogs with duchenne muscular dystrophy using speckle tracking echocardiography

Index Unit Normal dogs Carrier dogs Affected dogs
Number   8 8 6
Gender F/M 4/4 8/0 3/3
Number of sedated dogs   5 6 4
Age months 32.86 ± 29.73 33.13 ± 23.68 24.50 ± 15.27
Body weight kg 12.19 ± 1.04 11.41 ± 1.22 9.49 ± 2.05†
  1. †: Significant difference compared with normal dogs by multiple comparison (P < 0.05).