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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Effects of worn and new footwear on plantar pressure in people with gout

Variable Summary
Sex (male), n (%) 35 (88%)
Age (years), mean (SD) 67 (13)
BMI (kg/m2), mean (SD) 30.5 (6.5)
Foot posture index, mean (SD) 4 (4)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 European 30 (75%)
 Pacific peoples 4 (10%)
 Māori 3 (8%)
 Asian 3 (8%)
Gout history
 Disease duration (years), mean (SD) 13 (12)
 Self-reported flares in previous 3 months, mean (SD) 0.4 (0.8)
 Foot tophus, n (%) 12 (30%)
 Any tophus, n (%) 15 (35%)
Serum urate, mmol/L, mean (SD) 0.34 (0.11)
Medications, n (%)
 Urate lowering therapy 25 (63%)
 Colchicine 8 (20%)
 Prednisone 8 (20%)
 NSAID 14 (35%)
 Diuretic 6 (15%)
Medical history, n (%)
 Hypertension 21 (53%)
 Cardiovascular disease 12 (30%)
 Diabetes 4 (10%)
 Peripheral vascular disease 3 (8%)
  1. BMI Body mass index, NSAID Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug