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Table 2 Longitudinal Multivariable-adjusted predictors of gout-related outpatient and Urgent/emergent/overnight visitsa in the 3 months prior to baseline

From: Health care utilization in patients with gout: a prospective multicenter cohort study

  Incidence rate ratio (95% CI) P-value
Gout-related Outpatient visits
Age (for every 1 year increase in age) 1.00 (0.99, 1.01) 0.49
African American (ref, Caucasian) 1.80 (1.30, 2.50) <0.01
College Education (ref, no college education) 0.97 (0.81, 1.17) 0.77
Baseline sUA (for every 1 mg/dl increase) 0.98 (0.94, 1.02) 0.30
Charlson Index (for every unit increase) 0.95 (0.90, 1.01) 0.10
Gout attack in Past 3 months (ref, no Attack) 1.28 (1.11, 1.49) <0.01
Gout-related Urgent/emergent/overnight visitsa
Age (for every 1 year increase) 1.01 (0.99, 1.02) 0.53
African American (ref, Caucasian) 2.68 (1.48, 4.86) <0.01
College Education (ref, no college education) 0.67 (0.48, 0.92) 0.01
Baseline sUA (for every 1 mg/dl increase) 1.03 (0.96, 1.12) 0.41
Charlson Index (for every unit increase) 0.96 (0.87, 1.07) 0.48
Gout attack in past 3-months (ref, no Attack) 1.19 (0.84, 1.69) 0.33
  1. aincludes walk-in-urgent-care-visits, emergency-room-visits, hospital-over-night-visits; Bold represents statistically significant p-values <0.05