Table 2

Baseline characteristics for patients with and without subcutaneous tophia
Demographics Patients with Patients without
baseline tophi baseline tophi
(n = 155) (n = 57)
Males, n (%) 126 (82) 47 (81)
Whites, n (%) 106 (68) 37 (65)
Mean age, years (±SD) 56.7 (13.7) 51.9 (14.4)
Mean BMI, kg/m2 (±SD) 31.3 (6.6) 36.7 (8.6)
Mean baseline PUA, mg/dl (±SD) 9.8 (2.9) 9.4 (3.3)

aBMI, body mass index; PUA, plasma uric acid.

Baraf et al.

Baraf et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R137   doi:10.1186/ar4318

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