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Prevalence of hyperuricemia and its related risk factors in healthy adults from Northern and Northeastern Chinese provinces

Ling Qiu1*, Xin-qi Cheng1, Jie Wu1, Jun-ting Liu2, Tao Xu3, Hai-tao Ding4, Yan-hong Liu5, Zeng-mei Ge1, Ya-jing Wang1, Hui-juan Han1, Jing Liu1 and Guang-jin Zhu6*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Clinical Laboratory, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College & Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Beijing 100730, China

2 Department of Epidemiology, Capital Institute of Pediatrics, Beijing 100020, China

3 Department of Statistics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100005, China

4 Department of Clinical Laboratory, Inner Mongolian People’s Hospital, Hohhot 010017, China

5 Department of Clinical Laboratory, The 2nd Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin 150001, China

6 Department of Pathophysiology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, No. 5 Dong Dan San Tiao, Beijing 100005, PR China

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:664  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-664

Published: 17 July 2013

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Additional file 1: Figure S1:

The relationship between serum uric acid (SUA) concentration and hyperuricemia (HUA) prevalence by age group. The bars represent the mean SUA levels in male, female and overall at different age group and the lines represent HUA prevalence. Table S1. HUA risk factors in male participants. Table S2. HUA risk factors in female participants.

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