Serum uric acid and its correlates in Chinese adult populations, urban and rural, of Beijing. The PRC-USA Collaborative Study in Cardiovascular and Cardiopulmonary Epidemiology.

@article{Li1997SerumUA,
  title={Serum uric acid and its correlates in Chinese adult populations, urban and rural, of Beijing. The PRC-USA Collaborative Study in Cardiovascular and Cardiopulmonary Epidemiology.},
  author={Ying Li and Jeremiah Stamler and Zheng-hua Xiao and A. Folsom and S Tao and Hongye Zhang},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={288-96}
}
BACKGROUND Reports on serum uric acid (SUA) levels in Chinese populations are sparse, but there is evidence that hyperuricaemia and gout are not uncommon. This paper characterizes SUA levels, their correlates, and their relationship to blood pressure (BP) and prevalent high blood pressure (HBP) for urban and rural adult population samples in north China. METHODS In 1987-1988, a cross-sectional study was carried out, using standardized methods, on men and women aged 40.58 in a Beijing area… CONTINUE READING
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