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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Association between hyperuricemia and atrial fibrillation in rural China: a cross-sectional study

Variable Normal SUA level Hyperuricemia P
(n = 9,909) (n = 1,429)
Age, y 53.7 ± 10.5 54.9 ± 10.9 <0.001
Sex, male 4396 (44.4) 774 (54.2) <0.001
BMI, kg/m2 24.6 ± 3.6 26.4 ± 3.9 <0.001
WC, cm 81.6 ± 9.6 87.9 ± 9.9 <0.001
SBP, mmHg 141.2 ± 23.4 145.9 ± 23.8 <0.001
DBP, mmHg 81.5 ± 11.5 85.7 ± 12.7 <0.001
FBG, mmol/L 5.88 ± 1.65 6.05 ± 1.47 <0.001
TC, mmol/L 5.18 ± 1.06 5.58 ± 1.23 <0.001
TG, mmol/L 1.53 ± 1.30 2.41 ± 2.34 <0.001
Current smoker 3478 (35.1) 502 (35.1) 0.982
Current drinker 2107 (21.3) 418 (29.3) <0.001
History of MI 101 (1.0) 30 (2.1) <0.001
LVEF < 0.5 1126 (11.8) 144 (10.4) 0.131
ECG-LVH 799 (8.1) 215 (15.0) <0.001
AF 104 (1.0) 35 (2.4) <0.001
Family history of AF 306 (3.1) 38 (2.7) 0.377
  1. Note: data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation or n (%)
  2. AF atrial fibrillation, BMI body mass index, DBP diastolic blood pressure, ECG-LVH left ventricular hypertrophy detected by electrocardiography, FBG fasting blood glucose, LVEF left ventricular ejection fraction, MI myocardial infarction, SBP systolic blood pressure, SUA serum uric acid, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides, WC waist circumference