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Table 6 Association between serum uric acid levels and blood pressure status of participants categorized by body mass index

From: Interaction between body mass index and serum uric acid in relation to blood pressure in community-dwelling Japanese men

Characteristic N = 817 Body mass index < 21.0 kg/m2 Body mass index ≥21.0 kg/m2 P-interaction
N = 216 OR (95% CI) P-value § N = 601 OR (95% CI) P-value §
Prehypertension VS Normotension
 Serum uric acid 90/62 1.25 (0.91-1.72) 0.168 245/97 0.95 (0.77-1.18) 0.650 0.073
Hypertension VS Normotension
 Serum uric acid 64/62 1.53 (0.99-2.38) 0.058 259/97 0.75 (0.59-0.95) 0.018 0.004
Hypertension VS Prehypertension
 Serum uric acid 64/90 1.26 (0.92-1.74) 0.149 259/245 0.82 (0.70-0.96) 0.012 0.077
  1. Data for fasting plasma glucose and γ-glutamyl transpeptidase were skewed and log-transformed for analysis. Bolded numbers indicate significance
  2. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, VS versus
  3. §Multivariate adjusted for age, body mass index, smoking status, LDL cholesterol, prevalence of antilipidemic medication, fasting plasma glucose, Estimated GFR, and γ-glutamyl transpeptidase, which were significant in Table 4