Table 1: Characteristics of HT, SAT, and Control Groups.

Hashimoto thyroiditisSubacute thyroiditisControl group
( )( )( )

Age (Yrs)
Gender (F/M)28/ 14/ 17/
TSH (mIU/L)
TT3 (ng/ml)
TT4 (μg/dl )
ESR (mm/h)

Data are reported as Mean SD
* value is considered to be statistically significant
; NS (not significant)
; NS
; ; compared with control values
; compared with SAT values.