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Table 2 Proportion of patients reporting health care utilization for gout over the prior months 6 months

From: Patients’ knowledge and beliefs concerning gout and its treatment: a population based study

Type of Care Total population Stratified by disease activity  
N (%) Active gout N (%) Not active gout N (%) P value
Ambulatory encounter 84 (35) 51 (96) 33 (18) 0.0001
Emergency Department encounter 12 (5) 12 (23) 0 (0) 0.0001
Joint injection 11 (5) 7 (13) 4 (2) 0.0008
Radiology study 33 (14) 20 (38) 13 (7) 0.0001