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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the African Americans included in this study

From: A genome-wide association study of serum uric acid in African Americans

Variable Mean (SD) or Percent
Age (yr) 48 (13)
Male 41%
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 30.5 (8.3)
Hypertension 50%
Type 2 Diabetes 15.6%
Glomerular Filtration Rate (ml/min/1.73 m2) 105.1 (32.0)
Serum uric acid (mg/dl) 5.53 (1.64)