Table 3

Thyroglobulin (Tg), TSH, free T4, and free T3 concentrations by percentile in New Zealand children
Percentile
n 2.5 5 10 50 90 95 97.5
Tg (μg/L) 1153 2.9 4.3 5.4 12.9 28.8 34.5 40.9
5-7 yrs 315 4.0 5.3 6.1 16.2 32.5 40.4 46.7
8-10 yrs 438 2.7 4.3 5.4 12.5 26.7 33.3 33.7
11-14 yrs 400 2.8 3.8 5.0 11.1 26.2 33.7 37.9
TSH (mU/L) 1153 0.7 0.8 1.0 1.7 2.9 3.5 4.1
Free T4 (pmol/L) 1153 11.7 12.2 12.7 15.0 18.2 19.3 20.3
5-7 yrs 315 12.4 12.7 13.2 15.3 18.5 20.0 20.9
8-10 yrs 551 12.0 12.4 12.9 15.2 18.4 19.0 20.3
11-14 yrs 400 11.1 11.6 12.4 14.4 17.2 18.2 19.7
NZEO 333 11.2 12.0 12.4 14.4 17.3 18.5 20.3
Māori 338 11.7 12.4 12.8 15.2 18.4 19.3 20.2
Pacific 482 11.7 12.3 12.9 15.4 18.5 19.5 20.6
Free T3 (pmol/L) 1153 4.9 5.1 5.3 6.0 6.7 7.0 7.1

For each indice, data is presented for entire sample and by category only for those variables shown to be significant in regression analysis. New Zealand European and Other Ethnicities = NZEO.

Skeaff et al.

Skeaff et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:31   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-31

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