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Table 1 Some demographic and clinical data observed in the whole group of DTC subjects and in controls.

From: Metabolic and cardiovascular risk in patients with a history of differentiated thyroid carcinoma: A case-controlled cohort study

  DTC subjects Control subjects Significance
Age (years) 57.0 ± 13.7 56.5 ± 15.9 ns
Sex (male-to-female ratio) 4 : 1 9 : 1 ns
Mean diagnosis-study interval (years) 7.0 ± 0.6 9.5 ± 1.0 ns
L-T4 dosage (μg/week) 863 ± 17 658 ± 26 P < 0.0001
BMI (kg/m2) 27.0 ± 0.5 25.6 ± 0.4 ns
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 128 ± 2 129 ± 2 ns
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 82 ± 1 80 ± 1 ns
Hypertension 59 (56%) 46 (53%) ns
Use of antihypertensive drugs 53 (50%) 39 (45%) ns
Diabetes mellitus 5 (5%) 7 (8%) ns
Use of antidiabetic drugs 4 (4%) 4 (5%) ns
Use of dyslipidemia drugs 8 (7%) 6 (7%) ns
Smokers 30 (28%) 35 (40%) ns
   Current smokers 13 (12%) 17 (19%) -
   Former smokers 17 (16%) 18 (21%) -
History of myocardial infarction 0 (0%) 0 (0%) ns
History of stroke 0 (0%) 0 (0%) ns
  1. Age is shown as mean ± SD, while the other continuous data are shown as mean ± SEM; nominal data are shown as absolute numbers and percentage values.