Table 1

Participant characteristics at baseline
Risk allele present, n = 23 Risk allele absent, n = 51 P
Age, years 26.8 (13.6) 32.9 (16.5) 0.13
Male sex, n (%) 18 (78%) 25 (49%) 0.023
Body mass index, kg/m2 26.9 (4.9) 27.8 (6.0) 0.56
Waist circumference, cm 93.0 (11.7) 92.7 (17.9) 0.94
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 127 (14) 127 (18) 0.99
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 70 (8) 72 (10) 0.44
Serum urate 0.41 (0.12) mmol/L 0.34 (0.1) mmol/L 0.018
(6.8 (2.0) mg/dL) (5.7 (1.7) mg/dL)
Serum urate, adjusted for sex 0.37 (0.09) mmol/L 0.34 (0.09) mmol/L 0.21
(6.2 (1.5) mg/dL) (5.7 (1.5) mg/dL)
Serum creatinine, mmol/L 0.084 (0.013) 0.077 (0.016) 0.088
Fractional excretion of uric acid, % 6.25 (2.86) 5.62 (1.78) 0.26
Fractional excretion of uric acid, % adjusted for sex 6.61 (2.06) 5.4 (2.07) 0.031
Serum glucose, mmol/L 4.69 (0.38) 4.69 (0.45) 0.99
Māori or Pacific ancestry, n (%) 16 (70%) 33 (65%) 0.79
Eastern Polynesian, n (%) 4 (17%) 19 (37%) 0.11
Western Polynesian, n (%) 12 (52%) 14 (27%) 0.064
European ancestry, n (%) 7 (30%) 18 (35%) 0.79

Unless specified, data are presented as mean (SD).

Dalbeth et al.

Dalbeth et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2014 16:R34   doi:10.1186/ar4463

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