Prevalence and characteristics of anemia associated with thyroid disorders in non-pregnant Saudi women during the childbearing age: A cross-sectional study.

@article{Refaat2015PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and characteristics of anemia associated with thyroid disorders in non-pregnant Saudi women during the childbearing age: A cross-sectional study.},
  author={Bassem Refaat},
  journal={Biomedical journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={
          307-16
        }
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the prevalence of thyroid disorders and their associated anemia in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The aim of the current study was to measure the prevalence and types of thyroid disorders and their relationship with anemia frequency and types in non-pregnant Saudi females during the childbearing age. METHODS Blood samples were collected from 600 non-pregnant females (between ≥18 and ≤45 years) with no history of thyroid dysfunction, chronic diseases, and/or… CONTINUE READING

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