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Table 3 Comparison of gestational age and birth length among controls, permanent and transient hypothyroidism

From: Risk factors for transient and permanent congenital hypothyroidism: a population-based case-control study

Variable Permanent CH Transient CH Control P valuea
One way ANOVA
Median (Q25, Q75) Median (Q25, Q75) Median (Q25, Q75)
Birth length (cm) 49 (47–50) 49 (48–51) 50 (48–51) 0.002
Gestational age (week) 38 (38–40) 38 (37.2–39) 39 (38–40) 0.003
  1. Q Quartile
  2. aP-value indicates a significant mean difference among study groups