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Table 5 Predictors of fractional excretion of uric acid in linear regression analysis

From: Population-specific factors associated with fractional excretion of uric acid

 VariableStandardised βPModel summary
Eastern PolynesianBody mass index ≥ 30 kg/m2− 0.184.58 × 10− 4R2 = 0.10, F = 6.20, P = 2.98 × 10−8
Diuretic use− 0.110.03
Male sex− 0.110.02
Polygenic score*0.140.01
Western PolynesianPolygenic score*0.120.049R2 = 0.04, F = 2.31, P = 0.02
New Zealand EuropeanBody mass index ≥ 30 kg/m2− 0.213.54 × 10−10R2 = 0.23, F = 28.56, P = 1.63 × 10−43
Diuretic use− 0.124.59 × 10− 4
Male sex− 0.273.03 × 10−16
Polygenic score*0.151.02 × 10−6
  1. *A higher polygenic score indicates a greater genetic predisposition for a higher FEUA