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Table 4 Odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) of proteinuria in relation to thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) by thyroid cyst among subjects without reduced renal function

From: Association between thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and proteinuria in relation to thyroid cyst in a euthyroid general population

  Total Thyroid cyst (−) Thyroid cyst (+)
Log TSH p Log TSH p Log TSH p
No. of participants 1327 898   429  
No. of proteinuria cases (%) 66 (5.0) 41 (4.6) 25 (5.8)
Model 1 1.12 (0.65, 1.92) 0.688 2.38 (1.15, 4.91) 0.020 0.35 (0.14, 0.86) 0.022
Model 2 1.13(0.64, 1.98) 0.678 2.35 (1.11, 5.00) 0.026 0.33 (0.13, 0.85) 0.021
  1. Ref reference. Model 1: adjusted for sex and age. Model 2: + body mass index (BMI), smoking status (never, former, current), drinking status (none, often, daily), systolic blood pressure (SBP), triglycerides (TG), high-density lipoprotein (HDLc), and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c)