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Table 2 Comparison of background and biochemical data of GD patients in remission between the two groups of genotype

From: Lack of association between estrogen receptor β dinucleotide repeat polymorphism and autoimmune thyroid diseases in Japanese patients

  Genotype
Items I (-) I (+) P value
Subjects 81 11  
Age 55.0 ± 11.1 59.1 ± 10.6 n.s
Radius BMD (Z-score) 0.104 ± 1.677 0.714 ± 1.313 n.s
S-bone type ALP (IU/L) 71.3 ± 45.0 74.2 ± 34.5 n.s.
S-osteocalcin (ng/mL) 6.3 ± 2.8 5.1 ± 2.3 n.s.
U-total hydroxyproline 18.6 ± 8.8 19.9 ± 5.3 n.s.
(nmol/mmol creatinine)    
U-total deoxypyridinoline 5.0 ± 2.2 6.4 ± 3.4 n.s.
(nmol/mmol creatinine)    
  1. S, serum; U, urine; BMD, bone mineral density; ALP, alkaline phosphatase; n.s., not significant. Data are means ± SD except where noted.