International Journal of Endocrinology / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

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

Table 3

Comparative analysis of the mean number of pregnancies prior to and following diagnosis of GD and HT in accordance with the woman’s age at diagnosis.

Number of pregnanciesaWoman’s ageAll women
≤35 years value>35 years valueAll age value

Graves’ disease
Prior to diagnosis*1.68 (1.41)<0.0013.07 (1.64)<0.0012.47 (1.69)<0.001
Following diagnosis#0.67 (0.96)0.07 (0.3)0.33 (0.73)
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
Prior to diagnosis*1.48 (1.31)0.023.23 (2.01)<0.0012.52 (1.95)<0.001
Following diagnosis#0.67 (0.62)0.03 (0.16)0.29 (0.52)

All values are means ± SD. Wilcoxon test. Mann Whitney test for comparison between the two age subgroups: GD value < 0.001), value < 0.001); HT value < 0.001), value < 0.001).

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