Table 2.

Determinants of subclinical hypothyroidism in the whole population as evaluated by multiple logistic regression analysis (n = 3089)

Independent VariablesOdds Ratio (± 95% CI)P
Age (per 10 yr)1.16 (1.06-1.23)0.001
Gender (male versus female)0.96 (0.71-1.30)0.871
Fasting glucose (per unit increase)1.08 (0.96-1.18)0.602
Triglycerides (per unit increase)1.14 (0.97-1.24)0.297
Total cholesterol (per unit increase)1.05 (0.98-1.10)0.549
Estimated GFR (<60 versus ≥ 60 ml/min per 1.73 m2)1.73 (1.20-2.48)0.003
  • CI, confidence interval; GFR, glomerular filtration rate.