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Table 1 Patient demographics and pathological characteristics of the excised nodules

From: The role of repeat fine needle aspiration in the management of indeterminate thyroid nodules

Variable Participants
(n = 96)
Age, years
 Mean (SD) 50.7 (12.2)
 Range 19-75
Gender, %
 Male 17.7
 Female 82.3
Nature of lesions, n (%)
 Benign 39 (40.6)
 Malignant 57 (59.4)
Type of Lesion, n (%)
 Papillary Carcinoma 56 (58.3)
 Follicular Adenoma 25 (26.0)
 Other 15 (15.6)
Histology, n (%)
 Unifocal lesion 63 (65.6)
 Multifocal lesion 33 (34.4)
Size of Malignant Lesion, n (%)
 size < 1 cm 17 (29.8)
 1 = < size < 2 cm 21 (36.8)
 2 = < size < 4 cm 17 (29.8)
 size > = 4 cm 2 (3.5)