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Table 1 Summary of differences between groups on measures of mental well-being

From: Screening for thyroid dysfunction and treatment of screen-detected thyroid dysfunction in asymptomatic, community-dwelling adults: a systematic review

Scale Author (total sample size; treatment vs. control) Difference* 95% CI
Beck Depression Inventory Jorde et al. [63] (69; 36 vs. 33) 1.00* − 0.80 to 2.80
Najafi et al. [70] (60; 30 vs. 30) 0.51* − 4.74 to 5.76
Reuters et al. [72] (57; 25 vs. 32) − 0.30** − 3.12 to 2.52
Hamilton Scale for Anxiety Reuters et al. [72] (57; 25 vs. 32) 0.50** − 2.81 to 3.81
Hamilton Scale for Depression Reuters et al. [72] (57; 25 vs. 32) − 1.00** − 2.49 to 0.49
Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale Parle et al. [71] (85; 49 vs. 36) 0.30* − 0.86 to 1.46
  1. *Value is the difference in mean scores at final follow-up between treatment and control groups
  2. **Value is the difference in mean variation scores from baseline to follow-up between treatment and control group