Table 3.

Percentage of persons with positive TPOAbs in the total and the disease-free populations in different age groups (by sex).1

Age, yearsPositive TPOAbs, %
Total populationDisease-free population
MalesFemalesMalesFemales
18–240.08.508.6
25–295.214.55.214.7
30–344.415.44.414.0
35–397.216.07.214.6
40–447.117.56.115.9
45–496.519.26.216.2
50–547.918.17.516.5
55–598.220.07.318.8
60–649.422.39.218.9
65–6910.422.09.318.9
70–7414.321.013.917.3
75–799.825.59.424.6
80–848.717.56.517.5
>8510.016.19.212.0
Overall8.618.58.016.5