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Table 4 Distribution of lipid profile abnormality based on thyroid status and age

From: No association between subclinical hypothyroidism and dyslipidemia in children and adolescents

  Total (847)   Age 2–10 (421)   Age 10–18 (426)  
  Euthyroid (689) Subclinical Hypothyroid (184) P Euthyroid (338) Subclinical Hypothyroid (100) P Euthyroid (351) Subclinical Hypothyroid (84) P
TC (mg/dL)
Acceptable (< 170) 66.4% 65.7% 0.915 63.7% 65.6% 0.933 68.9% 65.9% 0.672
Borderline-high (170–199) 24.2% 23.8%   27.1% 26.0%   21.4% 21.2%  
High ( > = 200) 9.5% 10.5%   9.2% 8.3%   9.7% 12.9%  
LDL-c (mg/dL)
Acceptable (< 110) 81.2% 83.4% 0.682 77.8% 85.4% 0.268 84.5% 81.2% 0.636
Borderline-high (110–129) 12.3% 9.9%   14.8% 9.4%   10.0% 10.6%  
High ( > = 130) 6.5% 6.6%   7.4% 5.2%   5.6% 8.2%  
HDL-c (mg/dL)
 Acceptable (> 45) 56.9% 61.9% 0.266 58.8% 63.5% 0.205 55.1% 60.0% 0.720
 Borderline-low (40–45) 19.8% 20.4%   17.2% 20.8%   22.3% 20.0%  
 Low (< 40) 23.3% 17.7%   24.0% 15.6%   22.6% 20.0%  
Non-HDL-c (mg/dL)
 Acceptable (< 120) 64.0% 62.4% 0.661 64.6% 63.5% 0.857 63.3% 61.2% 0.213
Borderline-high (120–144) 24.2% 23.2%   21.5% 24.0%   26.7% 22.4%  
High ( > = 145) 11.9% 14.4%   13.8% 12.5%   10.0% 16.5%  
TG (mg/dL)
Acceptable (< 75/90) 41.0% 44.2% 0.522 38.2% 39.6% 0.967 43.7% 49.4% 0.400
Borderline-high (75–99/90–129) 26.7% 22.7%   23.7% 22.9%   29.6% 22.4%  
High ( > = 100/130) 32.3% 33.1%   38.2% 37.5%   26.7% 28.2%  
  1. Abbreviations: TC total cholesterol; LDL-c low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-c high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; Non-HDL-c non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TG triglycerides