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Table 3 Clinical and Demographic characteristics

From: Differences in Achilles tendon stiffness in people with gout: a pilot study

  Gout (n = 24) Non-gout (n = 26)
Male/Female (n) 19/5 21/5
Mean age (SD) 70.63 (11) 72.73 (10)
Mean BMI (SD)* 30.53 (4.97) 26.98 (4.77)
Ethnicity
 Caucasian 23 (96%) 25 (96%)
 Non-Caucasian 1 (4%) 1 (4%)
 Mean self-reported relative physical activity (range 1–3) 1.86 1.88
Comorbidities N (%)
 Diabetes 12 (50) 11 (42)
 Hypertension 18 (75) 15 (58)
 Dyslipidaemia 15 (63) 13 (50)
 Cardiac disease 10 (42) 6 (23)
 Chronic kidney disease 8 (33) 2 (6)
Mean duration gout (SD) 9.39 (8.49) years
Pharmacological management gout
 None 7 (29)  
 NSAIDs 2 (8)  
 Prednisolone 2 (8)  
 Allopurinol 10 (42)  
 Colchine 3 (13)