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Table 3 Association and covariance of hypocalcaemia with hyperglycemia

From: Monitoring of Hypocalcaemia & Hyperglycemia predictive consequences of Thyroidectomy

Blood sugar Normocalcemia Hypocalcaemia P-Value Total N (%)
< 8.5 mg/dl (2.2 mmol/l) ≥ 8.5 mg/dl (2.2 mmol/l)
Controlled 315 (96.6) 36 (14.2)   351 (60.6)
< 150 mg/dl (8.3 mmol/l)    0.000*  
Hyperglycemia 10 (3.1) 218 (85.8)   228 (39.4)
≥ 150 mg/dl (8.3 mmol/l)     
RR (95% CI) 3.9 (1.24 – 5.742 ) 0.001*  
Odd ratio 190.75   
95% CI 92.7007 – 392.5058 0.000*
Z-Statistics 14.263
Total 325 (56.1) 254 (43.9)   579 (100.0)
  1. * < 0.05.