Table 3 Odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) between the site of acute attacks of gout and presence of OA
VariableCrude OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR(95% CI)*p
Presence of OA in the index joint6.76 (5.39, 8.46)7.94 (6.27, 10.05)<0.001
  • *Adjusted for age (decades), gender, BMI (>30 kg/m2) and prior diuretic use using a forward step-wise binary logistic regression model with gout in the index joint as the dependent variable.