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Table 1 TSH distribution in the study population separated by type of thyroid medication

From: Thyroid function tests in patients taking thyroid medication in Germany: Results from the population-based Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP)

Type of thyroid medication TSH [mIU/L]
  Min 25% Median 75% Max
Thyroxine      
Male (n = 36) 0.02 0.31 0.60 1.47 2.99
Female (n = 154) 0.02 0.25 0.47 1.10 11.30
Antithyroid drugs      
Male (n = 4) 0.02 0.07 0.54 5.34 2.99
Female (n = 27) 0.02 0.13 0.56 1.21 11.30
Iodine supplementation      
Male (n = 7) 0.27 0.35 0.65 0.99 1.76
Female (n = 38) 0.04 0.35 0.53 0.80 2.11
None      
Male (n = 2042) 0.02 0.43 0.65 0.94 54.00
Female (n = 1932) 0.02 0.46 0.69 1.01 86.00
  1. TSH, serum thyroid stimulating hormone; Min, minimum; Max, maximum