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Table 1 Thyroid gland diseases, other systemic conditions and habits in the OLP and control groups (N = 102, each)

From: Oral lichen planus and thyroid gland diseases: possible associations

Characteristics OLP Group Control group P value
Thyroid gland diseases
 Hypothyroidism 13 (12.7%) 10 (9.8%) 0.659
 Others thyroid gland conditions 4 (3.9%) 6 (5.9%) 0.748
Thyroid gland disease-related medication
 Levothyroxine Sodium 13 (12.7%) 10 (9.8%) 0.659
Other concomitant systemic diseases
 Allergic conditions 15 (14.7%) 19 (18.6%) 0.574
 Diabetes Mellitus 4 (3.9%) 5 (4.9%) 1
 Dyslipidemia 21 (20.6%) 30 (29.4%) 0.196
Habits
 Smoking 12 (11.8%) 25 (24.5%) 0.028
 Alcohol 3 (2.9%) 1 (1.0%) 0.621
  1. Value in bold indicates statistical significance