Table 4 Odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) between attacks of gout and presence of OA stratified by disease duration (tertiles)
Disease duration (years), mean (SD)Crude OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR(95% CI)*
Tertile 12.9 (2.2)7.39 (4.80, 11.37)10.12 (6.29, 16.29)
Tertile 210.2 (2.1)7.19 (4.97, 10.41)8.22 (5.61, 12.06)
Tertile 325.9 (8.4)6.02 (4.11, 8.80)6.45 (4.38, 9.48)
  • *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.