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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with thyroid nodules (N = 436) that underwent ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration (UG-FNA) cytology between January 2011 and December 2015 in a tertiary hospital in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

From: Thyroid malignancy among patients with thyroid nodules in the United Arab Emirates: a five-year retrospective tertiary Centre analysis

  Number (%)
N
Gender
Women 367 (84.2)
Men 69 (15.8)
Age (years) mean (SD) 44.1 (12.7)
Age groups
18–29 years 54 (12.4)
30–39 years 114 (26.2)
40–49 years 133 (30.5)
50–59 years 77 (17.7)
  ≥ 60 years 58 (13.3)
Ethnicitya
UAE 95 (21.4)
Arabs 241 (55.4)
Far-East Asians 36 (8.3)
South-East Asians 29 (6.7)
Caucasians 26 (6.0)
Others 8 (1.8)
  1. aOne patient with missing ethnicity