International Journal of Endocrinology / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

High Prevalence of Infertility among Women with Graves’ Disease and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Table 2

Pregnancy characteristics and primary ovarian insufficiency in the women with GD and HT who reported a period of infertility and those who did not.

HistoryInfertilityNo infertility value

Graves’ disease 101 (52.3)92 (47.7)
Number of pregnanciesa2.7 (1.4)2.9 (1.6)NSb
Number of living childrena2.4 (1.4)2.4 (1.4)NSb
Pregnancy losses (%)19 (18.8)20 (21.7)NSc
Primary ovarian insufficiency (%)8 (7.9)8 (8.7)NSc
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis 31 (47.0)35 (53.0)
Number of pregnanciesa2.71 (1.53)3.2 (1.8)NSb
Number of living childrena2.26 (1.06)2.9 (1.9)NSb
Pregnancy losses (%)7 (22.6)7 (20.6)NSc
Primary ovarian insufficiency (%)4 (12.9)2 (5.7)NSd

NS: not significant; values are mean ± SD; Mann-Whitney test; chi-square test; Fisher’s exact test.

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