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Table 2 Comparison between ATD-treated patients who could achieve disease remission and patients who could not achieve remission in newly diagnosed Graves’ disease patients

From: Practice patterns and outcomes in the management of Thai patients with Graves’ disease

  Patients who achieved remission
(N = 316)
Patients who could not achieve remission
(N = 712)
p-value
Female (%) 260 (82.3%) 583 (81.9%) 0.930
Duration of follow-up (months) 89.1 + 70.6 95.5+  85.9 0.209
Age at diagnosis 38.2 + 11.9 35.8 + 12.1 0.007
- Age < 40 years 188 (59.5%) 488 (68.5%)
- Age 40–59 years 111 (35.1%) 182 (25.6%)
- Age ≥ 60 years 17 (5.4%) 42 (5.9%)
Estimated thyroid size 0.001
 -Small 190 (60.1%) 358 (50.3%)
 -Medium 114 (36.1%) 287 (40.3%)
 -Huge 12 (3.8%) 67 (9.4%)
 Active smoker 3 (0.9%) 18 (2.5%) 0.149
 Presence of GO 24 (7.6%) 87 (12.2%) 0.029
 TSH (mIU/L) 0.015 + 0.044 0.011 + 0.017 0.237
 FT4 (ng/dL) 4.03 + 1.88 4.54 + 1.92 0.001
 T3 (ng/dL) 340.54 + 145.86 408.32 + 167.03 <  0.001