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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 631819, 6 pages
Research Article

Association of High Vitamin D Status with Low Circulating Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Independent of Thyroid Hormone Levels in Middle-Aged and Elderly Males

1Department of Endocrinology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210029, China
2Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Affiliated Jiangyin Hospital of Southeast University Medical College, Jiangyin, Jiangsu 214400, China

Received 5 November 2013; Revised 25 December 2013; Accepted 8 January 2014; Published 16 February 2014

Academic Editor: Zhongjian Xie

Copyright © 2014 Qingqing Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Multivariate logistic regression analysis revealed that vitamin D status was associated with strong positive thyroid antibodies after controlling for age, gender, BMI, and smoking status.

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