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Table 1 General characteristics of the subjects

From: Exploration of the lower threshold of iodine intake in Southern Chinese young adults based on ‘overflow theory’ in an iodine balance study

  All (n=37) Male (n=14) Female (n=23)
Agea, year 20.1±1.0 20.2±0.7 20.1±1.1
Heighta, cm 165.2±9.1 174.5±6.1* 159.5±4.9
Weighta, kg 56.6±13.2 68.2±13.9* 49.6±6.4
BMIa, kg/m2 20.5±2.8 22.3±3.4* 19.4±1.7
UIC1, b, μg/L 126.4 (76.2-165.2) 121.5 (90.9-181.8) 126.4 (73.9-161.9)
UIC2, b, μg/L 25.3 (17.7-33.6) 31.5 (25.6-43.3) 20.0 (15.2-31.7)
  1. aValues are means ± SDs; bValues are medians (P25-P75); BMI Body mass index, UIC1 urinary iodine concentration at screening, UIC2 urinary iodine concentration after acclimation period; *P<0.05