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Table 1 Number of patients diagnosed with gout or asymptomatic hyperuricemia

From: Prevalence of gout and asymptomatic hyperuricemia in the pediatric population: a cross-sectional study of a Japanese health insurance database

  Total population Gout and asymptomatic hyperuricemia Gout Asymptomatic hyperuricemia
0–18 years
 All, n (%) 696,277 276 (0.040) 48 (0.007) 228 (0.033)
 Male, n (%) 356,790 209 (0.059) 33 (0.009) 176 (0.049)
 Female, n (%) 339,487 67 (0.020) 15 (0.004) 52 (0.015)
0–5 years
 All, n (%) 220,749 22 (0.010) 3 (0.001) 19 (0.009)
 Male, n (%) 113,406 10 (0.009) 1 (< 0.001) 9 (0.008)
 Female, n (%) 107,343 12 (0.011) 2 (0.002) 10 (0.009)
6–11 years
 All, n (%) 219,509 43 (0.020) 7 (0.003) 36 (0.016)
 Male, n (%) 112,561 23 (0.020) 2 (0.002) 21 (0.019)
 Female, n (%) 106,948 20 (0.019) 5 (0.005) 15 (0.014)
12–18 years
 All, n (%) 256,019 211 (0.082) 38 (0.015) 173 (0.068)
 Male, n (%) 130,823 176 (0.135) 30 (0.023) 146 (0.112)
 Female, n (%) 125,196 35 (0.028) 8 (0.006) 27 (0.022)