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Table 4 Univariate analysis for risk factors of postsurgical gout flare

From: Clinical characteristics and risk factors for gout flare during the postsurgical period

 OR (95% CI)P
Presurgical uric acid level1.46 (1.13–1.88)0.004
Presurgical uric acid ≥9 mg/dL3.77 (1.28–11.10)0.016
Amount of uric acid change1.62 (1.21–2.18)0.001
Any gout medicationsa0.11 (0.04–0.32)<  0.001
Allopurinol use0.15 (0.05–0.45)0.001
  1. aAny gout medications means taking one or more of the medications among allopurinol, febuxostat, and colchicine
  2. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval