Table 2

Demographics by thyroid function*
Demographic Hyperthyroid TSH < 0.4 μIU/ml Euthyroid TSH = 0.4–5.5μIU/ml Hypothyroid TSH > 5.5 μIU/ml
Age
 Range in years 25 – 78 20 – 87 23 -87
 (Mean) (56.6) (51.0) (55.1)
Gender
 Male 9 (1.1%) 122 (15.4%) 16 (2.0%)
 Female 37 (4.7%) 524 (66.0%) 86 (10.8%)
Family history**
 Positive 21 (2.6%) 268 (33.8%) 45 (5.7%)
 Negative 25 (3.1%) 373 (47.0%) 55 (6.9%)

*Percentages reported are the proportion of the health fair population (n = 794).

**Responses for Family history were not provided by seven (0.9%) participants.

Canaris et al.

Canaris et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:351   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-351

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