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Table 2 Mean (SD), median with IQR of serum Tg, fT3, fT4 and TSH

From: Urinary iodine excretion and thyroid function status in school age children of hilly and plain regions of Eastern Nepal

  Tehrathum (n = 78) Morang (n = 77) Total (n = 155)
Mean SD Median IQR Mean SD Median IQR Mean SD Median IQR
Tg (µg/L) 25.7 28.3 19.5 11.0; 29.0 14.5 12.5 10.9 6.6; 17.7 20.1 22.6 14.3 8.8; 25.3
fT3 (pmol/L) 4.0 1.1 3.7 3.4; 4.6 4.2 1.1 4.0 3.4; 4.9 4.2 1.1 4.0 3.4; 4.6
fT4 (pmol/L) 15.5 3.9 15.5 12.9; 18.1 18.1 3.9 16.8 15.5; 19.4 16.8 3.9 16.8 12.9; 19.4
TSH (mIU/L) 4.5 4.7 3.5 2.3; 4.9 4.4 2.8 4.1 2.5; 5.8 4.5 3.8 3.6 2.4; 5.5
  1. Reference range: Tg (3–50 µg/L), TSH (0.39–6.16 mIU/L), fT3 (2.16–6.47 pmol/L), fT4 (10.32–28.38 pmol/L)
  2. Tg serum thyroglobulin, fT3 free triiodothyronin, fT4 free thyroxine, TSH thyroid stimulating hormone