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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and management of NIFTP vs non-NIFTP groups

From: Preoperative prediction of non-invasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features: a Canadian single-Centre experience

CharacteristicsNIFTPNon-NIFTPTotalP value
n = 44n = 159n = 203
Age (years), mean (SD)50.1 +/− 13.650.7 +/− 14.950.6 +/−  14.60.8099a
Female gender, n (%)38 (86.4)127 (79.8)165 (81.3)0.3889b
Surgery Type<  0.0001c *
 Lobectomy, n (%)22 (50)26 (16.4)48 (23.6)
 All other surgeries, n (%)22 (50)133 (83.6)155 (76.4)
 RAI Therapy, n (%)14 (31.8)83 (52.2)97 (47.8)0.0177b *
AJCC TNM Staging, n (%)0.5349c
 pT122 (50)70 (44)92 (45.3)0.5349
 pT217 (38.6)60 (37.8)77 (38.0)0.5349
 pT35 (11.4)29 (18.2)34 (16.7)0.5349
 N044 (100)149 (93.7)193 (95.1)0.1225
 N1a010 (6.3)10 (4.9)0.1225
ATA risk, n (%)0.1712b
 I44 (100)147 (92.6)191 (94)
 II06 (3.7)6 (3)
 III06 (3.7)6 (3)
  1. atwo-tailed Mann-Whitney test
  2. btwo-tailed Fisher’s exact test
  3. cchi-square test
  4. *statistically significant (P < 0.05)