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Table 1 Survey-weighted prevalence of ever having a thyroid problem and having a current thyroid problem, by males v. females and premenopausal v. postmenopausal

From: PBDE flame retardants, thyroid disease, and menopausal status in U.S. women

Gender/Status Prevalence (proportion) Linearized SE Lower 95 % CI Upper 95 % CI
Ever had a thyroid problem
 All men (n = 2414) 0.03 0.009 0.02 0.06
 All women (n = 2613) 0.16 0.017 0.13 0.20
 Premenopausal women (n = 1070) 0.12 0.025 0.07 0.18
 Postmenopausal women (n = 1144) 0.24 0.026 0.19 0.30
Current thyroid problem
 All men (n = 2410) 0.02 0.009 0.01 0.05
 All women (n = 2594) 0.13 0.015 0.10 0.17
 Premenopausal women (n = 1065) 0.10 0.022 0.06 0.16
 Postmenopausal women (n = 1.131) 0.18 0.027 0.13 0.24