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Table 14 Difference in means between treatment and control groups for BMI at final follow-up

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

Author Sample size (treatment group vs. control group) Difference 95% CI
Caraccio et al. [58] 49 (24 vs. 25) 1.30 kg/m2* − 0.33 to 2.93
Caraccio et al. [59] 23 (12 vs. 11) − 0.40 kg/m2* − 2.52 to 1.72
Duman et al. [60] 39 (20 vs. 19) − 0.70 kg/m2* − 2.91 to 1.51
Iqbal et al. [62] 64 (32 vs. 32) 1.40 kg/m2* − 1.06 to 3.86
Liu et al. [64] 119 (60 vs. 59) − 0.10 kg/m2** − 0.51 to 0.31
Monzani et al. [67] 20 (10 vs. 10) 0.00 kg/m2* − 3.22 to 3.22
Monzani et al. [68] 45 (23 vs. 22) − 1.20 kg/m2* − 3.34 to 0.94
Nagasaki et al. [69] 95 (48 vs. 47) − 0.30 kg/m2** − 1.26 to 0.66
Stott et al. [73] 638 (318 vs. 320) 0.0 kg/m2* − 0.02 to 0.02
Teixeira et al. [74, 75] 26 (11 vs. 15) 2.90 kg/m2* 0.38–5.42
Yazici et al. [76] 45 (23 vs. 22) − 0.20 kg/m2* − 2.10 to 1.70
  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