Allergic symptoms Graves'disease(n=149) Hashimoto's thyroiditis (n=110) Controls (n=65) Total
No 94 (63, 1%) 63(57, 3%) 54(83, 1%) 211(65, 1%)
Rhinitis* 11a(7, 4%) 20a (18, 2%) 10(15, 4%) 41(12, 7%)
Conjunctivitis 37b (24, 8%) 21c(19, 1%) 0b,c 58(17, 9%)
Urticaria 7(4, 7%) 5(4, 5%) 1(1, 5%) 13(4%)
Asthma 0 1(0, 9%) 0 1(0, 3%)
Total 149 110 65 324
aP<0.014, bP<0.0001 and cP<0.0004 after yates' correction
*P<0.0007 after yates' correction between Graves' patients with (n=57) and without (n=92) eye signs:32 (9, 9) vs 5 (1, 5%)
Table 2: The prevalence of allergic symptoms in patients with autoimmune thyroid diseases and controls.