Table 2

Serum uric acid lab results

Patient Characteristics

No CKD

(N = 2,393)

Stage 2 CKD

(N = 1,032)

Stage 3 CKD

(N = 357)

Stage 4 CKD

(N = 147)

p-value


Number of subjects with a lab result

N

1,542

645

220

73


%

64.44

62.5

61.62

49.66

0.0033


Value of last sUA test during follow-up period: all subjects

mean

6.86

7.09

7.56

7.72

< .0001

SD

1.9

1.9

2.1

2.11


Achieved goal of < 6 mg/dL based on last test during follow-up: all subjects

n

526

191

50

16

%

34.11

29.61

22.73

21.92

0.0008


Value of last sUA test during follow-up period: allopurinol users

mean

6.75

6.93

7.46

7.56

< .0001

SD

1.91

1.85

2.11

2.05


Achieved goal of < 6 mg/dL based on last test during follow-up: allopurinol users

n

448

172

49

16

%

25.64

23.31

20.16

18.82

0.1247


SD = standard deviation.

Fuldeore et al. BMC Nephrology 2011 12:36   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-12-36

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