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The Association of Uric Acid Calculi with Obesity, Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, and Hypertension

Table 1

Baseline characteristics in patients who underwent surgical management for urolithiasis.

VariablesValues value

Age (year)55 (46–63)
Gender (male/female)462/204
BMI (kg/m2)
 ≧30112 (16.8%)
 30 > BMI ≧ 24348 (52.3%)
 <24206 (30.9%)
Underlying disorders
 Impaired fasting glucose69 (10.4%)
 Type 2 diabetes mellitus149 (22.4%)
 Hypertension259 (38.9%)
Concurrent UTI184 (27.6%)
Serum creatinine (mg/dL)0.97 (0.75–1.13)
Plasma glucose (mg/dL)
 Diabetic and prediabetic138 (114–172)
 Nondiabetic102 (92–118)
HbA1c (%)
 Diabetic and prediabetic6.8 (6.4–7.8)
 Nondiabetic5.7 (5.4–5.9)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)
 Hypertensive146 (133–158)
 Nonhypertensive131 (121–141)
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)
 Hypertensive85 (75–95)
 Nonhypertensive80 (72–88)
Predominant composition of urolithiasis
 Calcium oxalate423 (63.5%)
 Calcium phosphate174 (26.1%)
 Uric acid46 (6.9%)
 Magnesium ammonium phosphate11 (1.7%)
 Cystine1 (0.2%)
 Other protein calculi2 (0.3%)
 Mixed type9 (1.4%)

Data were presented as median (interquartile range, IQR) or number (percentage). BMI, body mass index; UTI, urinary tract infection.

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