Table 1

Participant demographics at baseline

GoutNon-goutp For significance
Participants, n838639 766
Age at diagnosis, years66.3 (±10.8)66.2 (±10.7)0.99
Male, %69.469.20.70
Ever smoker (missing), %28.3 (23.1)26.2 (31.2)<0.01
Ever drinker (missing), %73.5 (13.8)64.4 (21.2)<0.01
BMI >25 kg/m2 (missing),%59.7 (18.3)43.6 (25.0)<0.01
Hypertension, %36.017.3<0.01
Hyperlipidaemia, %5.73.2<0.01
Diabetes, %4.24.40.33
Chronic kidney disease, %1.40.2<0.01
Ever statin use, %34.325.6<0.01
Ever aspirin use, %42.733.4<0.01
  • BMI, Body Mass Index