Table 1

Mean (SE) scores for reading age (months) and mathematics at 10 years in two groups of children with congenital hypothyroidism and matched controls. Values are means (SE)

Group I: pretreatment T4
⩽ 40 nmol/l
Group II: pretreatment T4
> 40 nmol/l
Patients
(n=31)
Controls
(n = 31)
Patients
(n=28)
Controls
(n=28)
Reading
 Rate113.3  (1.9)115.7  (1.7)115.3  (2.1)116.7  (2.2)
 Accuracy120.4 (1.8)122.4 (1.8)122.3 (2.3)123.1 (2.2)
 Comprehension117.2 (1.7)120.4 (1.5)119.3 (1.7)120.4 (1.6)
Mathematics
 Total score33.6 (2.3)1-151 39.9 (2.1)1-151 43.9 (2.9)40.9 (2.69)
  • 1-151 p < 0.01.