Body mass index and the risk of gout: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis of prospective studies

  title={Body mass index and the risk of gout: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis of prospective studies},
  author={D. Aune and T. Norat and L. Vatten},
  journal={European Journal of Nutrition},
  • D. Aune, T. Norat, L. Vatten
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Nutrition
  • PurposeGreater body fatness has been associated with increased risk of gout in several studies; however, the strength of the association has differed between studies, and it is not clear whether the association differs by gender. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies to clarify the association between adiposity and risk of gout.MethodsPubMed and Embase were searched up to August 30, 2013. Summary relative risks (RRs) were calculated using a random effects… CONTINUE READING
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