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Table 6 Percentage at risk for impaired Self-worth (CBSK): patients with congenital hypothyroidism (CH) versus the norm population

From: Health- related quality of life and self-worth in 10-year old children with congenital hypothyroidism diagnosed by neonatal screening

  Total CH Severe CH Moderate/Mild CH Norm group
  n = 82 n = 41 n = 41 n = 361
School competence 30% * 32% * 27%* 15%
Social acceptance 24% 24% 24% 15%
Athletic competence 33% * 32% * 34% * 15%
Physical appearance 15% 14% 17% 15%
Behavioral conduct 26% 22% 29% 15%
General self-worth 19% 22% 17% 15%
  1. *p < 0.008: difference between CH patients and norm population according to binominal test.