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Table 3 Spearman correlations between prevalence of the most common welfare outcomes and the frequency of coughing and sneezing on farm

From: Prevalence of welfare outcomes in the weaner and finisher stages of the production cycle on 31 Irish pig farms

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
PBCa, 1            
Bursitis, 2 ns           
Huddling, 3 ns ns          
Lameness, 4 ns ns −0.38*         
Skin lesions, 5 ns ns ns ns        
Tail lesions, 6 ns 0.68*** ns ns ns       
Ear lesions, 7 ns ns ns ns ns ns      
Flank lesions, 8 ns ns ns −0.41* 0.44* ns ns     
Coughing, 9 ns ns 0.44* ns ns ns ns ns    
Sneezing, 10 ns ns ns 0.39* ns ns ns −0.44* ns   
Hernia, 11 ns ns ns ns ns ns ns ns ns ns  
Lethargic, 12 0.43* ns ns ns ns ns ns ns ns ns ns
  1. aPoor body condition (PBC)
  2. *P < 0.05; *** P < 0.001