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Table 2 Thyroid function status in study population according to anemia and iron status

From: Association between iron status and thyroid function in Nepalese children

Variables Total Anemia status Iron status
Anemic Non-anemic P value Iron deficient Iron sufficient P value
N = 227 N = 80 N = 147 N = 99 N = 128
Euthyroidism, n (%) 183 (80.6 %) 49 (21.6 %) 134 (59 %) <0.001 72 (31.7 %) 111 (48.9 %) 0.011
Overt hypothyroidism, n (%) 3 (1.3 %) 3 (1.3 %) - 0.043 3 (1.3 %) - 0.082
Subclinical hypothyroidism, n (%) 37 (16.3 %) 27 (11.9 %) 10 (4.4 %) <0.001 21 (9.3 %) 16 (7 %) 0.102
Subclinical hyperthyroidism, n (%) 4 (1.8 %) 1 (0.4 %) 3 (1.3 %) 1.0 3 (1.3 %) 1 (0.4 %) 0.32
  1. The data is expressed as number (percentage). P value was calculated at 95 % confidence interval