What is the prevalence of hyperuricemia in the US?

Updated: Nov 03, 2020
  • Author: James W Lohr, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2007-2016), the prevalence rate of hyperuricemia in the general population of the United States is estimated at 20%. The prevalence of gout is 5.2% in men and 2.7% in women, with the rates for both remaining stable over the decade. [20]


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