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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Patients’ demographic data

Clinical characteristics Non-massage group (n=47) PG massage group (n=48) p value
Age, mean±SD, years 50.7±11.9 51.1±12.5 0.87
Median/range 52.0/23.0-69.0 49.5/28.0-83.0
Sex, No. (%) 0.95
Female 34 (72) 35 (73)
Male 13 (28) 13 (27)
Histology, No. (%) 0.92
Papillary 47 (100) 48 (100)
Follicular 0 (0) 0 (0)
T stage, No. (%) 0.55
T1 16 (34) 12 (25)
T2 3 (6) 5 (10)
T3 28 (60) 30 (63)
T4 0 (0) 0 (0)
Tx 0 (0) 1 (2)
N stage, No. (%) 0.88
N0 7 (15) 9 (19)
N1 38 (81) 37 (77)
Nx 2 (4) 2 (4)
M stage, No. (%) 0.92
M0 47 (100) 48 (100)
M1 0 (0) 0 (0)
TNM stage, No. (%) 0.87
I 13 (28) 15 (31)
II 1 (2) 2 (4)
III 27 (57) 24 (50)
IV 6 (13) 7 (15)
I-131 dose, No. (%) 0.20
3.0 GBq 10 (21) 7 (15)
3.7 GBq 21 (45) 17 (35)
5.6 GBq 16 (34) 21 (44)
6.7 GBq 0 (0) 3 (6)
I-131 therapy preparation, No. (%) 0.024
THW 3 (6) 11 (23)
rhTSH 44 (94) 37 (77)

PG: parotid gland, rhTSH: recombinant human thyroid stimulating hormone, SD: standard deviation, THW: thyroid hormone withdrawal, TNM: tumor node metastasis

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