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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of sample

From: Genetic analysis for rs2280205 (A>G) and rs2276961 (T>C) in SLC2A9 polymorphism for the susceptibility of gout in Cameroonians: a pilot study

Variables Cases (30) Controls (30) p value
Age (years) 58 ± 8 57.8 ± 8 > 0.05
Male 28 (93.3%) 28 (93.3%) > 0.05
Family history of gout 9 (30%) 8 (26.6%) > 0.05
 Ascendant 5 (16.7%) 4 (13.3%)
 Descendant 4 (13.3%) 4 (13.3%)
Hyperuricemic diet 24 (80%) 2 (6.7%) < 0.001
Body mass index (kg/m2) 28.61 ± 4.5 27.25 ± 4.6 > 0.05
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 138 ± 17 132 ± 20 > 0.05
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 85 ± 9 81 ± 10 > 0.05
Mean uricemia (mg/L) 81.2 ± 20.9 47.7 ± 11.8 < 0.001
Mean 24 h uraturia (mg/24 h) 544 ± 234 515 ± 229 > 0.05