Table 1: Descriptive statistics by gender for basic somatometric characteristics and thyroid parameters.

Descriptive statistics by gender
n MeanStandard deviationMedian1st quartile3rd quartileMin.Max.P value

Age (years)
 Total73652.515.454.041.065.020.079.00.015*
 Male11854.415.756.543.067.520.079.00.010*
 Female61652.115.353.040.064.020.079.00.010*
Weight (kg)
 Total73675.917.573.262.286.138.1142.30.020*
 Male11885.818.582.572.697.054.0142.00.010*
 Female61674.116.772.061.783.738.1142.30.010*
Height (m)
 Total7361.620.0891.6101.5501.6701.351.920.175
 Male1181.700.0961.7001.6301.7801.451.920.150
 Female6161.600.0781.6001.5501.6501.351.900.010*
BMI (kg/m2)
 Total73629.056.3128.4624.5232.8414.3853.150.250
 Male11829.585.3829.2525.3932.5619.8353.150.150
 Female61628.966.4828.1324.3732.8814.3851.420.010*
TT3 (ng/mL)
 Total7361.120.251.100.981.210.353.190.018*
 Male1181.130.261.130.961.240.622.220.012*
 Female6161.120.251.100.981.210.353.190.010*
TT4 (μg/dL)
 Total7367.301.447.306.428.100.8313.200.320
 Male1187.021.487.106.237.802.0010.100.150
 Female6167.371.407.406.508.191.2013.200.024*
FT3 (pg/mL)
 Total7362.860.482.832.593.111.086.700.148
 Male1182.920.502.902.593.221.234.200.150
 Female6162.850.482.812.603.101.086.700.010*
FT4 (ng/dL)
 Total7361.150.781.070.961.210.5214.150.020*
 Male1181.080.241.060.931.170.522.120.010*
 Female6161.170.851.080.971.210.6314.150.010*
TSH (mU/L)
 Total7362.812.092.111.283.800.409.920.005*
 Male1182.992.431.981.294.090.409.900.010*
 Female6162.792.022.121.283.770.419.920.010*

Kolmogorov-Smirnov normality test P value.
*Statistically significant result.