Plasma uric acid and hypertension in a Chinese community: prospective study and metaanalysis.

@article{Zhang2009PlasmaUA,
  title={Plasma uric acid and hypertension in a Chinese community: prospective study and metaanalysis.},
  author={Weili Zhang and Kai Sun and Ying Yang and Hongye Zhang and Frank B Hu and Rutai Hui},
  journal={Clinical chemistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={55 11},
  pages={
          2026-34
        }
}
BACKGROUND Hyperuricemia has been positively associated with hypertension, but whether this association is independent of adiposity and other cardiovascular risk factors remains a matter of debate. METHODS We conducted a community-based prospective cohort study comprising 7220 participants (mean age 37 years; 73.8% men) in the Qingdao Port Health and Nutrition Examination Survey in China, who were free from hypertension at study entry in 1999-2000. During 4-year follow-up, 1370 men (19.0… CONTINUE READING

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