Table 4: Comparison between the proportions of patients with normal and abnormal thyroid volume between groups L and P at M2.

VolumeGroup L (%)Group P (%)Total (%) value

Normal volume18 (72)7 (61)25 (58.1)0.030
Abnormal volume (increased or reduced)7 (28)11 (39)18 (41.9)
Total25 (58.10)18 (41.9)43 (100)

Chi-squared test.