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Table 3 Thyroid volume and its relationship with trimester and use of iodised salt

From: Urinary iodine concentration and thyroid volume of pregnant women attending antenatal care in two selected hospitals in Ashanti Region, Ghana: a comparative cross-sectional study

  Thyroid volume ≤ 18 mL Thyroid volume > 18 mL
n (%) n (%)
Trimester
 First (n = 53) 52 (98.1) 1(1.9)
 Second (n = 74) 71 (96.0) 3 (4.1)
 Third (n = 112) 109 (97.3) 3 (2.7)
Use of Iodised Salt
 Yes (n = 109) 108 (99.1) 1 (0.9)
 No (n = 130) 124 (95.4) 6 (4.6)