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Table 3 Prevalence of thyroid disease in MS patients and in a representative sample of the general population

From: Co-occurrence of autoimmune thyroid disease in a multiple sclerosis cohort

  MS Population
(N = 491)
General Population
(N = 532)
Significance after age-sex standardization
Graves' 15 (3.1%) 2 (0.4%) p = 0.002*
Hashimoto's 26 (5.5%) 12 (2.2%) p = 0.097
  1. * by Fisher exact test