Prevalence of hyperuricemia and relation of serum uric acid with cardiovascular risk factors in a developing country

@article{Conen2004PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of hyperuricemia and relation of serum uric acid with cardiovascular risk factors in a developing country},
  author={Dieter Conen and Vincent Wietlisbach and Pascal Bovet and Conrad F. Shamlaye and Walter F. Riesen and Fred Paccaud and Michel Antoine Burnier},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={9 - 9}
}
BackgroundThe prevalence of hyperuricemia has rarely been investigated in developing countries. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of hyperuricemia and the association between uric acid levels and the various cardiovascular risk factors in a developing country with high average blood pressures (the Seychelles, Indian Ocean, population mainly of African origin).MethodsThis cross-sectional health examination survey was based on a population random sample from the… CONTINUE READING
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