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Table 4 Association between thyroid cancer and other variables (n = 550)

From: Thyroid cancer among patients with thyroid nodules in Yemen: a three-year retrospective study in a tertiary center and a specialty clinic

VariableCancerNo cancer풳2p-value
N%N%
TSH (mIU/L)     13.220.010
 < 0.40714.04386.0  
 0.40–0.99119.210990.8  
 1.00–1.792110.218489.8  
 1.80–4.503122.510777.5  
 >  4.50616.23183.8  
Nodule number    3.290.070
 Single4216.720983.3  
 Multiple3411.426588.6  
Nodule size    1.040.792
 <  100.01100.0  
 1.0–2.01516.77583.3  
 2.1–4.04212.928487.1  
 >  4.01914.311485.7  
Medications     3.250.197
 Thyroxine919.13880.9  
 Antithyroid523.81676.2  
 No medications6212.942087.1  
Bethesda stage     160.92< 0.001
 I00.018100.0  
 II41.331698.8  
 III1620.86179.2  
 IV2227.25972.8  
 V1152.41047.6  
 VI1869.2830.8