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Table 2 Characteristics of women according to the quintiles of SUA levels

From: Joint associations of serum uric acid and ALT with NAFLD in elderly men and women: a Chinese cross-sectional study

Variables Quintiles of SUA levels (mean ± SD) P
Q1 (n = 873) Q2 (n = 881) Q3 (n = 910) Q4 (n = 878) Q5 (n = 901)
Age (years) 57.50 ± 9.23 58.63 ± 9.36 59.65 ± 9.17 61.23 ± 9.61 63.87 ± 10.41 < 0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 22.51 ± 2.73 23.37 ± 3.09 23.99 ± 2.88 24.69 ± 3.07 25.33 ± 3.44 < 0.001
SBP (mmHg) 136.01 ± 18.39 138.10 ± 19.70 141.96 ± 19.27 144.01 ± 19.41 148.44 ± 20.39 < 0.001
DBP (mmHg) 81.52 ± 11.77 82.53 ± 11.64 84.29 ± 10.56 85.73 ± 11.60 87.08 ± 11.85 < 0.001
TG (mmol/L) 1.06 ± 0.734 1.15 ± 0.63 1.29 ± 0.78 1.44 ± 0.76 1.68 ± 0.96 < 0.001
TC (mmol/L) 4.76 ± 0.87 4.85 ± 0.87 4.89 ± 0.89 5.02 ± 0.94 5.04 ± 0.92 < 0.001
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.65 ± 0.39 1.59 ± 0.37 1.52 ± 0.37 1.45 ± 0.33 1.39 ± 0.34 < 0.001
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.58 ± 0.66 2.69 ± 0.65 2.74 ± 0.69 2.86 ± 0.73 2.86 ± 0.71 < 0.001
AST (U/L) 21.01 ± 5.32 22.47 ± 9.81 22.79 ± 9.60 23.89 ± 9.28 25.22 ± 11.71 < 0.001
ALT (U/L) 16.57 ± 7.75 18.89 ± 16.35 19.71 ± 13.44 21.83 ± 13.53 22.86 ± 17.66 < 0.001
FPG (mmol/L) 5.96 ± 1.50 5.93 ± 1.16 5.91 ± 0.90 6.09 ± 1.26 6.15 ± 1.14 0.024
SUA (μmol/L) 185.58 ± 21.50 228.54 ± 8.94 260.37 ± 9.29 296.96 ± 12.55 378.07 ± 54.56 < 0.001
Hyper-ALT, n (%) 14 (1.6) 30 (3.4) 47 (5.2) 64 (7.3) 85 (9.4) < 0.001
NAFLD, n (%) 82 (9.4) 152 (17.3) 226 (24.8) 355 (40.4) 447 (49.6) < 0.001
M-steatosis, n (%) 31 (3.6) 59 (6.7) 82 (9.0) 106 (12.1) 108 (12.0) < 0.001
S-steatosis, n (%) 51 (5.8) 93 (10.6) 144 (15.8) 249 (28.4) 339 (37.6) < 0.001
  1. Q1, < 213 μmol/L; Q2, 213–244 μmol/L; Q3, 245–276 μmol/L; Q4, 277–320 μmol/L; Q5, ≥ 321 μmol/L
  2. M-steatosis mild-steatosis, S-steatosis severe-steatosis