Table 2.

Renal outcomes at 4-year follow-up by sex-specific serum uric acid quintiles

VariableSerum Uric Acid Quintiles
1st (Lowest)
(n=3005)2nd
(n=2712)3rd
(n=2877)4th
(n=2830)5th (Highest)
(n=2540)
eGFR <60 ml/min per 1.73 m2 and normoalbuminuria123 (4.1)170 (6.3)196 (6.8)273 (9.6)347 (13.7)
eGFR ≥60 ml/min per 1.73 m2 and albuminuria406 (13.5)380 (14.0)382 (13.3)419 (14.8)381 (15.0)
eGFR <60 ml/min per 1.73 m2and albuminuria46 (1.5)42 (1.5)62 (2.2)57 (2.0)79 (3.1)
eGFR <60 ml/min per 1.73 m2169 (5.6)212 (7.8)258 (9.0)330 (11.7)426 (16.8)
Albuminuria452 (15.0)422 (15.6)444 (15.4)476 (16.8)460 (18.1)
  • Values are expressed as absolute frequency (percentage).