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Table 5 Thyroid cancer types according to the patients’ age, sex and nodule size

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

VariablePTCFTCMedullary cancerLymphomap-value
Classic variantFollicular variantEncapsulated follicular variantMicro carcinomaMinimally invasiveWidely invasive
N%N%N%N%N%N%N%N% 
Age (years)                0.726
 < 20375.000.000.000.000.000.0125.000.0 
21–30832.0416.014.0416.0416.0312.014.000.0 
31–40625.0729.214.2520.8416.714.200.000.0 
41–50535.7321.400.000.0214.3321.417.100.0 
51–60342.9114.300.0114.300.0114.300.0114.3 
>  602100.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0 
Sex                0.132
 Male111.1111.1111.1222.2111.1222.2111.100.0 
Female2638.81420.911.5811.9913.469.023.011.5 
Nodule size (cm)                0.372
 <  1 cm00.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0 
1.0–2.0746.7213.300.0320.0320.000.000.000.0 
2.1–4.01740.5921.424.837.137.1511.924.812.4 
>  4.0315.8421.100.0421.1421.1315.815.300.0