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Table 1 Gordon setters and English setters in the DLA study

From: Genetics and epidemiology of hypothyroidism and symmetrical onychomadesis in the Gordon setter and the English setter

  Cases Controls
GS (n = 68) ES (n = 83) GS (n = 93) ES (n = 53)
Sex and age     
Male 22 42 57 33
Female 46 41 36 20
Age (y): mean (95 % CI) 6.4 (5.6-7.2) 7.7 (7.2-8.2) 9.3 (9.0-9.7) 8.8 (8.3-9.3)
Range age, years 1.8-12.9 2.7-15 8-14.4 8-16
Analysis blood samples     
TSH ug/L: median (range) 3.01 (0.46-12.0) 2.24 (0.46-12.0) 0.14 (0.03-0.45) 0.23 (0.04-0.45)
TT4 nmol/L: 7.5 (4.0-77.0) 6.0 (4.0-44.0) 28.0 (16.0-53.0) 24.0 (16.0-45)
median (range)
FT4 pmol/L: 9.0 (4.0-65.0) 7.0 (4.0-77.0) 14.0 (7.0-69.0) 14.0 (7.0-47.0)
median (range)
Cholesterol mmol/L: 9.1 (2.6-20.8) 11.7 (3.4-23.1) 6.1 (3.6-11.0) 5.8 (3.8-11.0)
median (range)
TgAA positive (n) 14 6 4 1
TgAA negative (n) 2 8 59 45
TgAA inconclusive (n) 0 1 0 5
Diagnosis of SO     
positive (n) 12 3 20 1
negative (n) 45 50 70 46
  1. TSH thyroid stimulating hormone (reference values: 0–0.45 ug/L), TT4 total thyroxin (Reference values: 16–46 nmol/L), FT4 free thyroxine (reference values: 7–44 pmol/L). cholesterol: (reference values: 3.4-10.0 mmol/L). TgAA thyroglobulin autoantibodies