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Prevalence of subclinical thyroid dysfunction and its relation to socioeconomic deprivation in the elderly: a community-based cross-sectional survey.

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CONTEXT: Population-based screening has been advocated for subclinical thyroid dysfunction in the elderly because the disorder is perceived to be common, and health benefits may be accrued by detection and treatment. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence of subclinical thyroid dysfunction and unidentified overt thyroid dysfunction in an elderly population. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: A cross-sectional survey of a community sample of participants aged 65...

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10.1210/jc.2006-1557

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Journal:
Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism More from this journal
Volume:
91
Issue:
12
Pages:
4809-4816
Publication date:
2006-12-01
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EISSN:
1945-7197
ISSN:
0021-972X
Language:
English
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pubs:122540
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uuid:0b7e9411-fef3-4627-af57-5ee0181e8694
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122540
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2012-12-19

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