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Table 1 Anthropometrical, clinical and laboratory characteristics at baseline

From: Subclinical hypothyroidism in childhood, treatment or only follow-up?

n: 65
Female (%)33 (51%)
Age (years)7.75 (4.4–9.17)
Referral for analytic study:
Routine27 (41.5%)
Obesity9 (13.8%)
Short stature8 (12.3%)
Asthenia7 (10.7%)
Others14 (21,5%)
Clinical features:
BMI-SD−0.5 [(−1.09)-(+ 0.86)]
Weight-SD−0.39 [− 0.99)-(+ 1.2)]
Height-SD− 0.47 [(− 1.38)-(+ 0.75)]
Obesity (BMI-SD ≥2)9 (13.8%)
Short stature (<2SD)8 (12.3%)
Goiter0
Familiar history (Autoimmune disease)8 (12.3%)
Laboratory results:
TSH (μUI/mL)6.7 (6.1–7.8)
Free thyroxin (ng/dL)1.1 (1.0–1.3)
TPO positivity6 (9.2%)
US performed (%)23 (35,3%)
  1. Data are expressed as median (IQR) or percentage (%)