International Journal of Rheumatology / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Allopurinol, Benzbromarone, or a Combination in Treating Patients with Gout: Analysis of a Series of Outpatients

Table 1

Basal characteristics of the study population ( ).

(%)

Male gender 47 (97.9%)
Age, years (mean ± SD)
Alcohol abuse18 (37.5%)
Smoking4 (8.3%)
Hypertension (BP ≥ 140/90 mmHg)38 (79.1%)
Diabetes mellitus (fasting glucose > 126 mg/dL)10 (21%)
Hypertriglyceridemia ( ≥150 mg/dL)20 (41.6%)
Obesity (BMI ≥ 30)9 (18.75%)
Osteoarthritis16 (33.3%)
Positive family history8 (16.7%)
Precipitating factor23 (48%)
Podagra35 (73%)
Chronic tophaceous gout23 (48%)