International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Health and Medical Sciences | India | Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022

Serum Uric Acid in Relation to Age and Sex in the Population of Tripura

Alujit Kar | Manan Gope | Vidhya Srinivasan | Sagar Saha | Akshay Chandra Deka

Abstract: Background: Recent studies shows that increased serum uric acid and aging are cofounders of many pathological conditions including gout, diabetes, CVD, CKD, decreased cognitive functions, including increased risk of mortality. Aim: Purpose of this study is to investigate the association of serum uric acid levels in relation to age and sex in the suburb population of Tripura. Method: A total of 274 number of serum sample was analyzed in our study. Serum Uric acid was estimated using uricase method. Statistical analysis was done using SPSS 18. Results: Hyperuricemia was more in male patients compared to female patient in the study population. Serum Uric acid was positively correlated with the age (p <0.000) in the whole study group. The normal uric acid level also gradually increases according to age in both male and female. Conclusion: Serum uric acid level increases with advancing age in the study population. Gradual increase in the normal uric acid levels is modest and linear in the men than in women.

Keywords: Serum Uric acid, Aging, Hyperuricemia, Tripura

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022,

Pages: 636 - 640

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