What is the prevalence of hyperuricemia in the US?

Updated: Aug 31, 2018
  • Author: James W Lohr, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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The prevalence rate of hyperuricemia in the general population is estimated at 20-25%, but only 4-6% in premenopausal women. [12] The prevalence of gout is 5.9% in men and 2% in women.


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