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Table 2 Racial and ethnic distribution of survey participants

From: Comorbidities, Concomitant Medications, and Diet as Factors Affecting Levothyroxine Therapy: Results of the CONTROL Surveillance Project

  Total [n (%)] Hypothyroidism w/o GI condition [n (%)] Hypothyroidism w/GI condition [n (%)]
Total 925 490 435
Non-Hispanic White or Euro-American 867 (94) 454 (93) 413 (95)
Black, Afro-Caribbean, or African American 13 (1) 5 (1) 8 (2)
Latino or Hispanic American 17 (2) 8 (2) 9 (2)
East Asian or Asian American 13 (1) 11 (2) 2 (*)
South Asian or Indian American 4 (*) 3 (1) 1 (*)
Middle Eastern or Arab American 3 (*) 3 (1) – (–)
Native American or Alaskan Native 5 (1) 2 (*) 3 (1)
Mixed race 2 (*) 2 (*) – (–)
Prefer not to answer 9 (1) 6 (1) 3 (1)
Total mentions 933 494 439
  1. Some respondents specified more than one category
  2. w/GI with gastrointestinal, w/o GI without gastrointestinal
  3. * <1 %