TableĀ 2

Association between gout and all-cause mortality according to time period

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  • *In addition to the matching variables, multivariable models were adjusted for the number of GP visits, BMI, smoking status (ie, non-smokers, ex-smokers and current smokers), alcohol consumption (ie, non-drinkers, ex-drinkers and current drinkers), comorbidities and medication use prior to the index date.

  • BMI, body mass index; GP, general practitioner; PYs, person-years.