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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: The waist circumference-adjusted associations between hyperuricemia and other lifestyle-related diseases

Items Mean (±standard deviation) or N (%)
Male (n = 23,945) Female (n = 9553)
Age (years) 47 ± 11 48 ± 12
Body mass index (kg/m2) 23.3 ± 3.0 21.3 ± 3.2
Waist circumference (cm) 84.0 ± 8.3 78.1 ± 9.0
Blood pressure measurements (mmHg)
Systolic 124 ± 16 114 ± 18
Diastolic 79 ± 10 72 ± 11
Subjects with high blood pressure 9060 (38) 2006 (21)
Lipid metabolism-related measurements
High-density lipoprotein cholesterol (mg/dl) 56 ± 14 69 ± 15
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 119 ± 90 79 ± 45
Subjects with dyslipidemia 6031 (25) 616 (6)
Glucose metabolism-related measurements  
Fasting plasma glucose (mg/dl) 100 ± 15 95 ± 10
Subjects with impaired glucose tolerance 2972 (12) 559 (6)
Uric acid metabolism-related measurements
Uric acid (mg/dl) 6.3 ± 1.2 4.6 ± 1.0
Subjects with hyperuricemia 5869 (25) 115 (1)
Subjects with ≥2 components of Mets 4400 (18) 536 (6)
Lifestyle-related items
Alcohol intake (once or more a week) 15,442 (64) 3560 (37)
Current smoker 7332 (31) 892 (9)
Exercising (less than once a week) 15,033 (63) 6348 (66)
  1. Mets, metabolic syndrome; the Mets components included high blood pressure, dyslipidemia, and impaired glucose tolerance