Table 1

Participant characteristics

CharacteristicsN=517 participants
Age (mean, SD)55 (13)
Male (n, %)406 (79)
White (n, %)460 (89)
Completed college (n, %)305 (59)
BMI (kg/m2, mean, SD)32 (7)
Disease duration, years (mean, range)7.9 (0–55)
Gout flares per person (n, mean)1.9
Control periods per person (n, mean)2.7
  • BMI, body mass index.