Sa Pilipinas,

 

Tinatantsang isa sa bawat 11 Filipino ay magkakaroon ng goiter (bosyo), o abnormal na paglaki ng thyroid gland,

At isa sa bawat 12 Filipino nagkakaroon ng problema sa pagkilos ng thyroid (hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism).4

Reference: 4. Carlos-Raboca, J et al. The Philippine Thyroid Diseases Study 1 (PhilTiDeS 1): Prevalence of Thyroid Disorders Among Adults in the Philippines. JAFES. 2012.

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