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Aim. To study the prevalence of hyperuricemia in the Russian regions, depending on the climatic, geographical, socio-demographic characteristics and some cardiometabolic risk factors.

Material and methods. Data from the ESSE-RF study from 10 regions of theRussian Federationare presented. All study participants were examined according to a uniform protocol. Measurements were standardized, biochemical tests were carried out in three Federal centers using the same methodology. The study was approved by independent Ethics committees, and all participants signed informed consent.

Results. The prevalence of hyperuricemia was 16.8% (25.3% in men and 11.3% in women; p<0.0001). Hyperuricemia incidence increases with age, does not depend on education, significantly associates with place of residence, elevated blood pressure, obesity and abdominal obesity, alcohol consumption and diuretics taking. After adjustment for all factors included in the regression analysis, prevalence of hyperuricemia in the Ivanovo Region is 1.4 times higher than this in the reference region (Tyumen), while prevalence of hyperuricemia in the Samara Region and theRepublicofNorth Ossetia-Alaniais 30% and 40 % lower.

Conclusion. Prevalence of hyperuricemia inRussiais defined; regions with the highest and lowest prevalence are identified. Associations of hyperuricemia with some social and demographic characteristics as well as cardiovascular risk factors are revealed.

About the Authors

S. A. Shalnova
State Research Center for Preventive Medicine, Moscow
Russian Federation

A. D. Deev
State Research Center for Preventive Medicine, Moscow
Russian Federation

G. V. Artamonov
Research Institute for Complex Issues of Cardiovascular Diseases under the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Kemerovo
Russian Federation

D. V. Duplyakov
Samara Region Clinical Cardiology Hospital
Russian Federation

A. Yu. Efanov
Tyumen State Medical Academy
Russian Federation

Yu. V. Zhernakova
Russian Cardiology Research and Production Complex, Moscow
Russian Federation

A. O. Konradi
Federal Almazov Medical Research Centre, St. Petersburg
Russian Federation

R. A. Libis
Orenburg State Medical Academy
Russian Federation

G. A. Muromtseva
State Research Center for Preventive Medicine, Moscow
Russian Federation

S. V. Nedogoda
8Volgograd State Medical University
Russian Federation

E. V. Oschepkova
Russian Cardiology Research and Production Complex, Moscow
Russian Federation

S. V. Romanchuk
Ivanovo Municipal Cardiology Hospital
Russian Federation

O. P. Rotar
Federal Almazov Medical Research Centre, St. Petersburg
Russian Federation

V. N. Titov
Russian Cardiology Research and Production Complex, Moscow
Russian Federation

Z. A. Toguzova
North Ossetia State Medical Academy, Vladikavkaz
Russian Federation

I. A. Trubacheva
Research Institute for Cardiology under the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Tomsk
Russian Federation

G. I. Furmenko
Voronezh State Medical Academy
Russian Federation

E. V. Shlyakhto
Federal Almazov Medical Research Centre, St. Petersburg
Russian Federation

S. A. Boytsov
State Research Center for Preventive Medicine, Moscow
Russian Federation


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Shalnova S.A., Deev A.D., Artamonov G.V., Duplyakov D.V., Efanov A.Yu., Zhernakova Yu.V., Konradi A.O., Libis R.A., Muromtseva G.A., Nedogoda S.V., Oschepkova E.V., Romanchuk S.V., Rotar O.P., Titov V.N., Toguzova Z.A., Trubacheva I.A., Furmenko G.I., Shlyakhto E.V., Boytsov S.A. HYPERURICEMIA AND ITS CORRELATES IN THE RUSSIAN POPULATION (RESULTS OF ESSE-RF EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY). Rational Pharmacotherapy in Cardiology. 2014;10(2):153-159. (In Russ.)

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