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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Foot structure, pain and functional ability in people with gout in primary care: cross-sectional findings from the Clinical Assessment Study of the Foot

Participant characteristics Non-gout (n = 102) Gout (n = 26) P-value
Age (years): Mean (SD) 66.20 (10.75) 66.04 (11.07) 0.565
Sex: N (%)
 Male 78 (76.47) 20 (76.92) 0.149
 Female 24 (23.53) 6 (23.08)
BMI (kg/m2): Mean (SD) 29.11 (4.71) 30.46 (4.43) 0.176
BMI categories: N (%)
 Normal weight < 25 kg/m2 20 (19.61) 0 (0.00) 0.207
 Overweight 25–30 kg/m2 44 (43.14) 16 (61.54)
 Obese ≥30 kg/m2 38 (37.25) 10 (38.46)
Any ache or pain in the feet in the last month: N (%)
 Yes 89 (87.25) 20 (76.92) 0.256
Socio-economic status: N (%)
 Higher managerial, administrative and professional 24 (25.53) 4 (16.67) 0.797
 Intermediate 15 (15.96) 8 (33.33)
 Routine and manual 55 (58.51) 12 (50.00)
Ethnicity: N (%)
 White UK/European 97 (97.00) 26 (100.00) 0.371
 Afro Caribbean/Asian/African 3 (3.00) 0 (0.00)
Allopurinol prescription: N (%)
 Yes 12 (46.15)
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, N Number of participants, SD Standard Deviation