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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of the participants according to SUA quartiles

From: Assessment of the relationship between serum uric acid and glucose levels in healthy, prediabetic and diabetic individuals

  Q1 (≤ 249 µmol/L) Q2 (250–321 µmol/L) Q3 (322–387 µmol/L) Q4 (> 387 µmol/L) p-values for trend
N 77 80 79 74
Sex, m/f 40/37 53/27 60/19 62/12
Age, year 43.1 ± 12.6 42.4 ± 18.3 36.5 ± 15.0 36.2 ± 17.0 0.047
BMI, kg/m2 24.9 ± 4.8 25.6 ± 3.5 25.2 ± 3.6 25.8 ± 3.7 0.046
SUA, µmol/L 204.7 ± 37.0 292.1 ± 20.6 355.7 ± 18.6 477.1 ± 83.7 0.000
TG, mg/dL 170.9 ± 97.3 237.3 ± 167.9 175.8 ± 98.3 172.7 ± 86.6 0.028
TC, mg/dL 202.5 ± 69.1 202.0 ± 78.2 212.3 ± 96.2 212.1 ± 88.8 0.047
HDL, mg/dL 32.3 ± 12.6 36.7 ± 18.9 34.6 ± 15.2 36.8 ± 14.5 0.538
Albumin, g/dL 51.8 ± 18.1 45.8 ± 10.5 46.4 ± 10.1 47.6 ± 11.4 0.090
Total protein, g/dL 74.6 ± 27.6 78.6 ± 26.5 78.1 ± 18.9 84.7 ± 31.9 0.308
Glucose, mg/dL 177.6 ± 88.2 141.5 ± 72.0 139.9 ± 76.5 128.6 ± 65.1 0.008
MetS (%) 37.8 32.7 20.8 23.8 0.000a
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD
  2. MetS metabolic syndrome
  3. p-values are obtained from one-way ANOVA
  4. ap-value is obtained from Chi square test when the percentages of MetS are compared among the groups