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Table 2 Hyperuricemia and the prevalence of atrial fibrillation

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

Group Total AF Unadjusted model Adjusted modela
(n) n (%) OR (95 % CI) P OR (95 % CI) P
Men       
 Normal SUA levels 4,396 44 (1.0) 1 <0.001 1 0.003
 Hyperuricemia 774 20 (2.6) 2.62 (1.54–4.48) 2.55 (1.38–4.71)
Women       
 Normal SUA levels 5,513 60 (1.1) 1 0.010 1 0.235*
 Hyperuricemia 655 15 (2.3) 2.13 (1.20–3.77) 1.46 (0.78–2.72)
Total       
 Normal SUA levels 9,909 104 (1.0) 1 <0.001 1 0.003
 Hyperuricemia 1,429 35 (2.4) 2.37 (1.61–3.49) 1.94 (1.26–3.00)
  1. AF atrial fibrillation, CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio, SUA serum uric acid
  2. *P = 0.200 for gender difference
  3. aAdjusted for age, gender, body mass index, waist circumference, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, fasting blood glucose, total cholesterol and triglyceride levels, smoking, drinking, myocardial infarction, low left ventricular ejection fraction, left ventricular hypertrophy detected by electrocardiography, and family history of AF