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Table 2 Characteristics of the study population by SUA quartiles

From: The relationship between serum uric acid and lipid profile in Bangladeshi adults

SUA levels (μmol/L)
  Overall Q1
(≤225)
Q2
(226–285)
Q3
(286–340)
Q4
(> 340)
p-value
N 280 69 72 72 67
Gender (m/f) 150/130 23/46 34/38 43/29 50/17
Age (years) 32 ± 13 34 ± 14 31 ± 13 33 ± 12 31 ± 12 0.302
BMI (kg/m2) 25 ± 4 24 ± 4 25 ± 4 26 ± 4 26 ± 3 0.003
WC (cm) 84 ± 8 80 ± 9 83 ± 10 87 ± 7 88 ± 6 0.002
HC (cm) 94 ± 7 90 ± 6 94 ± 7 96 ± 6 97 ± 7 0.004
SUA (μmol/L) 296 ± 21 192 ± 25 258 ± 15 325 ± 12 410 ± 30 0.000
TG (mg/dl) 156 ± 85 135 ± 82 130 ± 70 175 ± 105 184 ± 84 0.005
% of risk (TG) 26 20 25 30 31
TC (mg/dl) 139 ± 47 125 ± 45 129 ± 48 146 ± 48 156 ± 47 0.035
% of risk (TC) 18 12 15 21 22
HDL (mg/dl) 43 ± 12 46 ± 13 44 ± 14 43 ± 11 39 ± 10 0.040
% of risk (HDL) 41 34 40 45 46
LDL (mg/dl) 76 ± 38 67 ± 36 68 ± 43 82 ± 35 88 ± 42 0.045
% of risk (LDL) 30 24 30 30 35
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD. P-values are obtained from one way ANOVA
  2. *Risk values of serum lipids: total cholesterol > 200 mg/dl, triglycerides > 200 mg/dl, HDL cholesterol < 40 mg/dl, LDL cholesterol > 100 mg/dl [19]