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Table 1 A comparison of the demographic and goitre data between the hypothyroid and non-hypothyroid pregnant women in the initial study.

From: Two logistic models for the prediction of hypothyroidism in pregnancy

Parameter Subjects Without Hypothyroidism (N = 103) Subjects With Hypothyroidism (N = 60) P-Value
Age (Yrs) 22.9 ± 0.6 25.4 ± 0.7 < 0.01#*
Gest. Age (Wks) 23.8 (4.3-33.1) 29.6(16.8-40.1) < 0.001+*
Social Class (Scores) 4(1-5) 4(1-5) > 0.05+ns
Gravidity 3(1-8) 2(1-6) < 0.01+*
Weight (Kg) 63.5(51.3-93.7) 71.0(48.9-102.7) < 0.01+*
Height (m) 1.6 ± 0.02 1.6 ± 0.03 > 0.05#ns
Goiter Frequency (%) 43(71.7%) 39(37.9%) < 0.01$*
  1. N = Number of patients
  2. * = Statistically significant at p < 0.05.
  3. ns = Not statistically significant at p < 0.05
  4. # = Analysis by two-tailed, unpaired Student t-test.
  5. + = Analysis by Mann-Whitney U test
  6. $ = Analysis by Chi-square test
  7. Yrs = Years
  8. Wks = Weeks