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Table 3 Cross tabulation for the categorized results according to free thyroid hormones and the TSH criteria. The figures in the table correspond to the percentage of cases from the total that fall within a specific category

From: Diagnostic accuracy of basal TSH determinations based on the intravenous TRH stimulation test: An evaluation of 2570 tests and comparison with the literature

    Thyroid Hormones
  b TSH   low normal elevated
TSH Innsbruck < 0.3 n 8 71 19
   % total 0,31 2,76 0,74
  0.3 – 3.5 n 257 2056 39
   % total 10 80 1,52
  > 3.5 n 19 100 1
   % total 0,74 3,89 0,04
TSH Zöphel < 0.3 n 8 71 19
   % total 0,31 2,76 0,74
  0.3 – 3.35 n 253 2039 38
   % total 9,84 79,34 1,48
  > 3.35 n 23 117 2
   % total 0,89 4,55 0,08
TSHBaloch < 0.3 n 8 71 19
   % total 0,31 2,76 0,74
  0.3 – 2.5 n 231 1888 34
   % total 8,99 73,46 1,32
  > 2.5 n 45 268 6
   % total 1,75 10,43 0,23
  s TSH   low normal elevated
Groups according to stimulated TSH values < 2,5 n 7 60 19
   % total 0,27 2,33 0,74
  < 19,9 n 224 1857 36
   % total 8,72 72,26 1,4
  >= 20 n 53 310 4
   % total 2,06 12,06 0,16