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Table 5 A comparison of disease cumulative frequency measures

From: A comparison of a novel time-based summary measure of dairy cow health against cumulative disease frequency

DISEASE (Dairy 1) Standalone dz. events Morbidity-based cumulative frequencya Removal-inclusive dz. events Removal-inclusive cumulative frequency a
Calving trauma 0 0% 18 1%
Diarrhea 67 3% 72 3%
Ketosis 128 5% 130 5%
Lame (hoof only) 614 25% 638 26%
LDA 100 4% 114 5%
Mastitis 1160 47% 1219 50%
Metritis 483 20% 485 20%
Milk Fever 50 2% 52 2%
Musculoskeletal injury (leg, hip, back) 0 0% 24 1%
Pneumonia 166 7% 184 7%
Retained Placenta 194 8% 195 8%
DISEASE (Dairy 2) Standalone dz. events Morbidity-based cumulative frequency b Removal-inclusive dz. events Removal-inclusive cumulative frequency b
Calving trauma 0 0% 17 1%
Diarrhea 136 5% 137 5%
Ketosis 107 4% 107 4%
Lame (hoof only) 1210 48% 1216 48%
LDA 66 3% 68 3%
Mastitis 783 31% 801 32%
Metritis 338 13% 339 13%
Milk Fever 22 1% 22 1%
Musculoskeletal injury (leg, hip, back) 0 0% 23 1%
Pneumonia 125 5% 131 5%
Retained Placenta 215 8% 217 9%
DISEASE (Dairy 3) Standalone dz. events Morbidity-based cumulative frequency c Removal-inclusive dz. events Removal-inclusive cumulative frequency c
Calving trauma 0 0% 9 0%
Diarrhea 45 2% 47 2%
Ketosis 7 0% 9 0%
Lame (hoof only) 1178 53% 1205 54%
LDA 94 4% 95 4%
Mastitis 1025 46% 1047 47%
Metritis 421 19% 423 19%
Milk Fever 40 2% 41 2%
Musculoskeletal injury (leg, hip, back) 0 0% 77 3%
Pneumonia 63 3% 76 3%
Retained Placenta 239 11% 239 11%
  1. aCumulative frequency based on the number of standalone or removal-inclusive (biological culling and death) disease events divided by 2459 enrollments
  2. bCumulative frequency based on the number of standalone or removal-inclusive (biological culling and death) disease events divided by 2533 enrollments
  3. cCumulative frequency based on the number of standalone or removal-inclusive (biological culling and death) disease events divided by 2241 enrollments.