The prevalence of hyperuricemia in China: a meta-analysis

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p832
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study or meta-analysis related to the prevalence of hyperuricemia in China. The findings indicate that the prevalence of hyperuricemia is different as the period of age, and it rises after 30 years in males and 50 in females. The background, methods, results, and conclusions of the study, are discussed.


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