Table 1: Clinical and laboratory data of study participants.

Control Subclinical hypothyroidism

n 2020
Age (years)47.20 ± 11.7349.12 ± 10.85
Male (%)5050
BMI (Kg/m2)21.30 ± 3.6523.70 ± 3.20
TC (mmol/L)4.28 ± 0.376.42 ± 0.84*
HDL (mmol/L)1.51 ± 0.271.01 ± 0.19
LDL (mmol/L)2.05 ± 0.434.61 ± 0.95*
TG (mmol/L)1.72 ± 0.402.03 ± 0.69
TC/HDL0.09 ± 0.030.16 ± 0.05*
TSH (mIU/L)1.71 ± 0.7811.62 ± 2.33*
T3 (nmol/L)1.26 ± 0.231.15 ± 0.70
fT4 (pmol/L)18.70 ± 5.5419.09 ± 5.67

Data are expressed as mean ± SD. *P < 0.001. BMI: body mass index; TC: total cholesterol; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; LDL: low-density lipoprotein; TG: triglyceride; TSH: thyroid-stimulating hormone; T3: triiodothyronine; fT4: free thyroxine.