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Table 7 Chi-square tests to compare the proportions of the number of cows diagnosed with lack of lesions, infectious lesions only, non-infectious lesions only or both infectious and non-infectious lesions and the number of specific lesions found during foot trimming in relation to the locomotion score (LS) recorded for each cow prior to foot trimming

From: Foot lesions in lame cows on 10 dairy farms in Ireland

   % LS 3 (n = 95) % LS 4 (n = 49) Fisher’s Exact Test
  Total No. % No. % p-value
No lesions found 10 9 9.5 s 1 2.0 0.32
Infectious only 5 4 4.2 1 2.0
Non-infectious only 84 55 57.9 29 59.2
Both 45 27 28.4 18 36.7
DD 53 32 10.5 21 11.5  
HHE 21 15 4.9 6 3.3
SH 145 100 32.8 45 24.6
SU 20 10 3.3 10 5.5
WLD 115 69 22.6 46 25.1
AF 9 3 1.0 6 3.3 0.01
TU 10 3 1.0 7 3.8
IH 15 12 3.9 3 1.6
VF 2 0 0 2 1.1
DS 45 24 7.9 21 11.5
LT 54 38 12.5 16 8.7