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Table 1 Characteristics of patients (n = 205)

From: Accuracy of the HumaSensplus point-of-care uric acid meter using capillary blood obtained by fingertip puncture

Characteristic Value
Male gender, n (%) 134 (65.4)
Age (years), mean ± SD 58.1 ± 13.4
Body mass index (kg/m2), mean ± SD 28.1 ± 5.2
Diabetes type 1, n (%) 50/201a (24.9)
Diabetes type 2, n (%) 151/201a (75.1)
Coronary disease, n (%) 19 (9.3)
Hypercholesterolemia, n (%) 140 (68.6)
Hypertriglyceridemia, n (%) 32 (15.6)
Hypertension, n (%) 120 (58.8)
Myocardial infarction, n (%) 7 (3.4)
Stroke, n (%) 5 (2.4)
Gout, n (%) 4 (2.0)
  1. aType of diabetes was unknown for three patients