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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics among hyperthyroid patients attending UoGCSH (N = 211)

From: Normalization of thyroid function tests among thyrotoxicosis patients attending a University Hospital in North-West Ethiopia

Characteristics
Mean age, years (±SD) 47.25 (±14.26)
Smoking, N (%)
 Yes 142 (67.30%)
 No 68 (32.23%)
 Data missing 1 (0.47%)
Sex, N (%)
 Male 12 (5.69%)
 Female 199 (94.31%)
WHO goiter size, N (%)
 0 3 (1.62%)
 I 48 (25.95%)
 II 104 (56.22%)
 III 30 (16.22%)
Mean duration of symptoms before seeking treatment, months (±SD) 88.23 (±138.35)
Mean SBP at diagnosis (±SD) 122.34(±20.0.6)
Mean DBP at diagnosis (±SD) 75.48 (±12.54)
Mean PR at diagnosis (±SD) 102.81 (±19.80)
Mean RR at diagnosis (±SD) 24.43 (±7.02)
Mean Body temperature at diagnosis, centigrade (±SD) 36.62 (±1.41)
FT4 values in pmol/l (N = 149) N (%)
 < 100 21 (14.09%)
 100–200 49 (32.89%)
 201–300 30 (20.13%)
 ≥ 300 49 (32.89%)
T3 values in nmol/l (N = 131) N (%)
 < 2.3 23 (17.56%)
 2.3–5.0 48 (36.64%)
 5.1–7.5 37 (28.24%)
 7.6–10 17 (12.98%)
 > 10 6 (4.58%)
  1. DBP Diastolic Blood Pressure, FT4 Free Thyroxine, PR Pulse Rate, RR Respiratory Rate, SBP Systolic Blood Pressure, SD Standard Deviation, T3 Triiodo Thyronine, WHO World Health Organization