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Table 1 Characteristics of study population overall and by gender

From: Dual energy CT findings in gout with rapid kilovoltage-switching source with gemstone scintillator detector

 Total, n = 55Men, n = 43Women, n = 12
Age, mean years (SD)58 (15)60 (16)53 (14)
Disease duration, mean years (SD)7 (7)6 (7)9 (8)
Tophus, n (%)7 (13)4 (9)3 (25)
Erosive disease, n (%)36 (65)29 (67)7 (58)
IHD, n (%)15 (29) n = 5112 (29), n = 423 (33), n = 9
HT, n (%)29 (54) n = 5423 (53), n = 436 (55), n = 11
Dyslipidemia, n (%)15 (29) n = 5114 (33), n = 431 (11), n = 9
Diuretic use, n (%)16 (29)12 (28)4 (33)
ULT at DECT, n (%)22 (40)16 (37)6 (50)
BMI high ≥30, n (%)20 (48) n = 4212 (38), n = 328 (75), n = 10
Urate at DECT, μmol/L, mean (SD)457 (134)465 (133)424 (137)
Urate at DECT, μmol/L, mean (SD) with ULT, n = 22405 (114)401 (93), n = 16418 (168), n = 6
Urate at DECT, μmol/L, mean (SD) without ULT, n = 33491 (137)504 (140), n = 27429 (113), n = 6
eGFR > 90, n (%)16 (29)12 (28)4 (33)
eGFR 60–90, n (%)20 (36)15 (35)5 (42)
eGFR < 60, n (%)19 (35)16 (37)3 (25)
  1. Abbrevaition: SD = standard deviation, IHD = ischemic heart disease, HT = hypertension, ULT = urate lowering treatment, BMI = body mass index