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Table 4 Demographics of MS patients with thyroid disease and demographics of patients with thyroid disease. Confirmed age means the number of MS patients whose age at onset of thyroid disease could be confirmed.

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

  MS with Graves' Graves' Disease Significance MS with Hashimoto's Hashimoto's Significance
Total Number 15 80   26 57  
Confirmed Age 10    13   
Average Age of Onset of Thyroid Disease 35.2 37.5 p = 0.61 36.2 37.9 p = 0.70
Female:Male 13:2 72:8 p = 0.66* 21:5 48:9 p = 0.63
  1. * by Fisher exact test