Table 1—

HR (95% CI) for diabetes according to level of serum uric acid

Serum uric acid quartileParticipants (cases)HR (95% CI)
Model 1Model 2Model 3
1 (≤267 μmol/l)1,153 (77)1.00 (Ref.)1.00 (Ref.)1.00 (Ref.)
2 (268–310 μmol/l)1,141 (94)1.30 (0.96–1.76)1.14 (0.83–1.57)1.08 (0.78–1.49)
3 (311–370 μmol/l)1,175 (120)1.63 (1.21–2.19)1.23 (0.89–1.67)1.12 (0.81–1.53)
4 (>370 μmol/l)1,067 (171)2.83 (2.13–3.76)1.92 (1.41–2.62)1.68 (1.22–2.30)
P for trend<0.001<0.001<0.001
1 SD increment4,536 (462)1.53 (1.39–1.67)1.37 (1.23–1.52)1.31 (1.18–1.46)
  • Model 1: adjusted for age and sex. Model 2: model 1 + BMI and waist circumference. Model 3: model 2 + systolic and diastolic blood pressure and HDL cholesterol.