Risk of developing gout according to serum uric acid level. Relative risk of developing gout according to serum uric acid level in men and women in the Framingham Heart Study . Referent group: serum uric acid <5.0 mg/dl. *Adjusted for age, education, body mass index, alcohol consumption, hypertension, diuretic use, blood glucose level, blood cholesterol level, and menopausal status.
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