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Table 1 Crude and standardised prevalence and incidence of gout from 2005 to 2010

From: Epidemiology and management of gout in Taiwan: a nationwide population study

Year Prevalence (%) Incidence (per 1,000 person-years)
N Crude Standardised Person-years Crude Standardised
Overall       
2005 23,000,521 5.91 (5.90 to 5.92) 6.44 (6.43 to 6.45) 20,543,857 3.81 (3.78 to 3.84) 3.93 (3.90 to 3.96)
2006 23,127,946 6.14 (6.13 to 6.15) 6.58 (6.57 to 6.59) 20,559,914 3.21 (3.19 to 3.24) 3.29 (3.27 to 3.31)
2007 23,221,905 6.22 (6.21 to 6.23) 6.55 (6.54 to 6.56) 20,602,277 2.89 (2.86 to 2.91) 2.93 (2.91 to 2.96)
2008 23,315,001 6.27 (6.26 to 6.28) 6.49 (6.48 to 6.50) 20,645,964 2.89 (2.87 to 2.92) 2.91 (2.88 to 2.93)
2009 23,344,259 6.30 (6.29 to 6.31) 6.41 (6.40 to 6.42) 20,666,404 2.80 (2.78 to 2.82) 2.79 (2.76 to 2.81)
2010 23,371,362 6.24 (6.23 to 6.25) 6.24 (6.23 to 6.25) 20,677,590 2.74 (2.72 to 2.76) 2.74 (2.72 to 2.76)
Men       
2005 11,550,180 8.35 (8.33 to 8.36) 9.01 (8.99 to 9.02) 10,048,241 5.55 (5.47 to 5.56) 5.64 (5.59 to 5.68)
2006 11,579,907 8.74 (8.72 to 8.76) 9.28 (9.27 to 9.30) 10,001,584 4.68 (4.64 to 4.72) 4.76 (4.71 to 4.80)
2007 11,598,597 8.98 (8.96 to 8.99) 9.40 (9.38 to 9.41) 9,969,808 4.26 (4.22 to 4.30) 4.30 (4.26 to 4.34)
2008 11,615,445 9.16 (9.14 to 9.18) 9.45 (9.43 to 9.47) 9,944,293 4.26 (4.22 to 4.30) 4.26 (4.22 to 4.30)
2009 11,597,439 9.32 (9.30 to 9.34) 9.47 (9.45 to 9.48) 9,907,190 4.16 (4.12 to 4.20) 4.13 (4.09 to 4.17)
2010 11,583,208 9.34 (9.32 to 9.36) 9.34 (9.32 to 9.36) 9,868,937 4.10 (4.06 to 4.14) 4.10 (4.06 to 4.14)
Women       
2005 11,450,341 3.46 (3.45 to 3.47) 3.92 (3.91 to 3.93) 10,495,616 2.18 (2.15 to 2.20) 2.37 (2.34 to 2.40)
2006 11,548,039 3.54 (3.53 to 3.55) 3.92 (3.91 to 3.93) 10,558,330 1.82 (1.79 to 1.84) 1.95 (1.92 to 1.97)
2007 11,623,308 3.48 (3.47 to 3.49) 3.76 (3.75 to 3.77) 10,632,469 1.60 (1.57 to 1.62) 1.68 (1.66 to 1.71)
2008 11,699,556 3.40 (3.39 to 3.41) 3.59 (3.57 to 3.60) 10,701,671 1.62 (1.60 to 1.65) 1.67 (1.65 to 1.70)
2009 11,746,820 3.31 (3.30 to 3.32) 3.41 (3.40 to 3.42) 10,759,214 1.55 (1.52 to 1.57) 1.56 (1.54 to 1.58)
2010 11,788,157 3.20 (3.19 to 3.21) 3.20 (3.19 to 3.21) 10,808,653 1.49 (1.47 to 1.52) 1.49 (1.47 to 1.52
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