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Table 4 Identification of factors influencing assessment of volumes of overall deposition by dual-energy computed tomography (DECT)

From: Ultrasonography and dual-energy computed tomography provide different quantification of urate burden in gout: results from a cross-sectional study

Factors tested in the model Association between the factor and volume of deposits assessed by DECT β regression coefficient P value
Glomerular filtration rate Yes -0.024 0.008
Gout duration Yes 0.041 0.03
Body mass index No   
Number of flares over the last year No   
Gender No   
Serum uric acid level No   
Daily alcohol consumption Yes 0.02 0.03
Urate lowering therapy duration No   
Diuretic use No   
  1. P values <0.05 indicate significant association