Smoking reduces the risk of hypothyroidism and increases the risk of hyperthyroidism: evidence from 450 842 mothers giving birth in Denmark

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Smoking may influence on the occurrence of thyroid disease, but studies have led to inconsistent results. In Denmark, information on maternal smoking during pregnancy is registered by midwives, and we investigated the association between maternal smoking as reported during pregnancy and the subsequent maternal risk of having hyper- or hypothyroidism diagnosed.
Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Endocrinology
Pages (from-to)307-14
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

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