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Table 1 Patient characteristics of 225 women who underwent work up for in vitro fertilization

From: What affects functional ovarian reserve, thyroid function or thyroid autoimmunity?

  All (n = 225) TSH < 3μIU/mL (n = 199) TSH ≥ 3μIU/mL (n = 26) P-value
Female age (years) 38.4 ± 5.0 38.3 ± 5.1 38.9 ± 4.4 0.67
TSH (μIU/mL) 1.8 ± 0.9 1.6 ± 0.6 3.5 ± 0.5  
Thyroid autoimmunity (%) 11.1 % 9.0 % 26.9 % 0.01
Thyroid peroxidase antibodies (%) 11.1 % 9.0 % 26.9 % 0.02
Thyroglobulin antibodies (%) 1.8 % 1.0 % 0.8 % 0.10
AMH (ng/mL) 1.3 ± 2.0 1.4 ± 2.0 0.8 ± 1.8 0.02
 Positive Thyroid autoimmunity 0.9 ± 1.3 1.1 ± 1.5 0.5 ± 0.6 0.45
 Negative Thyroid autoimmunity 1.4 ± 2.1 1.4 ± 2.1 0.9 ± 2.1 0.04
  1. Values are presented as means ± standard deviation