P value Urinary Iodine
(mg/l)
Mean ±SD
*P value TSH (uIU/ml)
Mean ±SD
Symptoms andSigns
CNS symptoms Present(28) 16.7±9.28 0.006 38±14.28 0.01 ٭
Absent(32) 12.2±10.32 48±14.432  
Constipation Present(18) 20±10.18 0.007 32.5±14.518 <0.001 ٭
Absent(42) 11.7±8.742 48±12.42  
Symptoms of other nutritional deficiency Present(17) 20±12.17 0.01 34±18.17 <0.001 ٭
Absent(43) 14±8.43 47±12.43  
Bradycardia Present(16) 23.6±10.16 <0.001 28.3±14.416 <0.001 ٭
Absent(44) 10.7±7.44 49±10.44  
Growth parameter ≤ 3rd percentile(33) 17.6±1035 <0.001 37.5±15.35 <0.001 ٭
>3rdpercentile(18) 9.1±7.25 52±9.525  
Table 5: Level of TSH and urinary iodine in relation to different clinical parameters among patients.