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Table 2 Odds ratio to present the UA at the higher quartile (UA ♂ > 6.5 mg/dL and ♀ UA > 5 mg/dL) according to body composition

From: Dietary, anthropometric, and biochemical determinants of uric acid in free-living adults

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
Body Mass Index (abnormal vs normal) 2.23 (1.32-3.75)* 2.81 (1.5-5.28)* 1.97 (1.41-3.41)* 2.28(1.13-4.6)*
Muscle Mass Index (P25 vs P75) 8.11 (4.52-14.58)* 17.51 (7.98-38.48)* 7.16 (3.6-14.29)* 13.4 (5.21-34.56)*
Waist Circumference (abnormal vs normal) 2.21 (1.39-3.52)* - 1.91 (1.15-3.16)* 1.14 (0.6-2.17)
% body fat (abnormal vs normal) 1.96 (1.22-3.16)* 1.8 (1.03-3.16)* 1.76 (1.04-2.98)* 1.54 (0.81-2.9)
  1. Model 1 – Adjusted for gender, age and other components of body composition analyzed.
  2. Model 2 – Model 1 + Metabolic Syndrome.
  3. Model 3 – Model 1 + c-Reactive Protein, gamma-gt, LDL-c, creatinine, urea and albumin.
  4. Model 4 – Model 3 + HDL-c, triglycerides, hypertension and glucose.
  5. *p < 0.05.