Levels of thyroxine, TSH, thyroid volume and mental performance among Orang Asli in selected settlements in Malaysia

A. Osman, Zaleha Md Isa, Z. A. Iskandar, T. T. Tan, M. Mohd Ali, I. Roslan, B. A K Khalid

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A significant difference in the levels of thyroxine (T4), thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and thyroid volume among settlements at various selected Orang Asli locations is reported. The levels improved according to the level of socio-economic development. No significant difference was found in mental performance by location.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)259-263
Number of pages5
JournalEast African Medical Journal
Volume73
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1996

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Malaysia
Thyrotropin
Thyroxine
Thyroid Gland
Economic Development
Economics

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Osman, A., Md Isa, Z., Iskandar, Z. A., Tan, T. T., Ali, M. M., Roslan, I., & Khalid, B. A. K. (1996). Levels of thyroxine, TSH, thyroid volume and mental performance among Orang Asli in selected settlements in Malaysia. East African Medical Journal, 73(4), 259-263.

Levels of thyroxine, TSH, thyroid volume and mental performance among Orang Asli in selected settlements in Malaysia. / Osman, A.; Md Isa, Zaleha; Iskandar, Z. A.; Tan, T. T.; Ali, M. Mohd; Roslan, I.; Khalid, B. A K.

In: East African Medical Journal, Vol. 73, No. 4, 04.1996, p. 259-263.

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Osman, A, Md Isa, Z, Iskandar, ZA, Tan, TT, Ali, MM, Roslan, I & Khalid, BAK 1996, 'Levels of thyroxine, TSH, thyroid volume and mental performance among Orang Asli in selected settlements in Malaysia', East African Medical Journal, vol. 73, no. 4, pp. 259-263.
Osman, A. ; Md Isa, Zaleha ; Iskandar, Z. A. ; Tan, T. T. ; Ali, M. Mohd ; Roslan, I. ; Khalid, B. A K. / Levels of thyroxine, TSH, thyroid volume and mental performance among Orang Asli in selected settlements in Malaysia. In: East African Medical Journal. 1996 ; Vol. 73, No. 4. pp. 259-263.
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