Table 1

Annual incidence of new cases of gout per 10 000 in men and women, England and Wales 1994–2007

AllMenWomenMen (ages, in years)Women (ages, in years)
45–6465–74⩾7545–6465–74⩾75
199413.219.67.035.358.479.67.623.532.0
199511.818.45.534.454.942.55.412.531.7
199611.216.65.932.042.451.77.027.018.5
199712.518.07.227.348.258.78.419.732.4
199812.218.56.128.759.460.05.623.825.5
199912.719.16.531.756.653.68.318.025.9
200012.919.07.030.352.364.47.622.730.9
200112.919.86.132.052.163.15.521.525.7
200213.019.36.932.458.261.37.020.231.8
200313.519.77.434.151.354.07.820.535.9
200411.316.95.826.337.265.06.617.427.8
200511.818.15.730.949.351.84.720.728.7
200612.618.86.629.854.358.46.224.230.1
200712.318.36.429.042.661.46.220.932.2
Mean12.418.66.431.051.259.06.720.929.2