Table 2 : Estimates of fixed effects and random effect variance
included the final binary logistic regression model (including
breed groups) of the probability of a dog having diabetes mellitus (DM).


Fixed effects and variance Estimate (±SE) P-value

Intercept -3.378 (0.293) <0.01
Age  0.092 (0.104)   0.11
Age squared -0.042 (0.010) <0.01
Body condition score group  -- <0.01
Obese dogs  0   --
Overweight dogs -0.316 (0.333)   --
Ideal dogs  0.044 (0.303)   --
Underweight and thin dogs  1.816 (0.372)   --
Breed group  -- <0.01
Toy Poodles  1.218 (0.274)   --
Miniature Schnauzers  0.580 (0.248)   --
Shetland Sheepdogs -2.719 (1.164)   --
Others  0   --
AgexBody condition score group  --  0.01
AgexObese dogs  0   --
AgexOverweight dogs  0.093 (0.124)   --
AgexIdeal dogs -0.052 (0.118)   --
AgexUnderweight and thin dogs -0.258 (0.131)   --
AgexBreed group  --   0.02
AgexToy Poodles  0.288 (0.092)   --
AgexMiniature Schnauzers  0.125 (0.096)   --
AgexShetland Sheepdogs  0.150 (0.417)   --
AgexOthers  0   --
Clinic variance  0.46   --
Intraclass correlation coefficient, %  12.2   --

*Year effect was not shown because it was not relevant to the
study objectives.

Koketsu et al.Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences  2015 3:5DOI : 10.7243/2054-3425-3-5