TABLE 2

Characteristics of control subjects

SubjectAge (years)SexBMI (kg/m2)ConditionsTreatment
Control:147Male20.7NoneNone
Control:255Male23.0UremiaAllopurinol, acetyl salicylic acid
Control:362Male24.5ArthropathyNonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Control:466Male24.2Hypertension (mild)Antihypertensive agents
Mean ± SE57.5 ± 4.223.1 ± 0.9