Gout, strict definition

gout: A condition characterized by painful swelling of the joints, which is caused by deposition of urate crystals.

Endpoint definition

Long name Gout, strict definition
Medicine purchases: ATC codes M04AA01|M04AA03|M04AB01|M04AB03
Conditions required GOUT_IDIOP_NOS
First defined in version DF3

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 1699 332 1367
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.78 0.27 1.45
Mean age at first event (years) 61.61 66.95 60.31
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 5.47 7.53 4.97

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 5.0 3.0 6.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 67.04 60.17 70.34

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Gout, strict definition
after Gout, strict definition

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Gout, strict definition