Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in patients with gout: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

@article{Choi2007PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in patients with gout: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.},
  author={Hyon K. Choi and Earl S. Ford and Chaoyang Li and Gary C. Curhan},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2007},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={109-15}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among patients with gout and to examine the association between the 2 conditions in a nationally representative sample of US adults. METHODS Using data from 8,807 participants age >or=20 years in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994), we determined the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among individuals with gout and quantified the magnitude of association between the 2 conditions. We used both the… CONTINUE READING
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