HENRY J. MONTOYE, PH.D.; JOHN A. FAULKNER, PH.D.; HORACE J. DODGE, M.D.; WILLIAM M. MIKKELSEN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; PARK W. WILLIS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; WALTER D. BLOCK, PH.D.
MONTOYE HJ, FAULKNER JA, DODGE HJ, MIKKELSEN WM, WILLIS PW, BLOCK WD. Serum Uric Acid Concentration Among Business Executives: With Observations on Other Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors. Ann Intern Med. 1967;66:838-850. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-5-838
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(5):838-850.
Historians have noted what appears to be an increased prevalence of gout among distinguished men of genius and accomplishment (1, 2). Furthermore, Cobb and his associates (3-5) have presented evidence that business executives, mostly in the middle management level, had significantly higher levels of serum uric acid than craftsmen. There was a tendency among craftsmen for serum uric acid to be positively related to years of education. It was also reported that medical students, who aspire to a high social level, tended to have high serum uric acid concentrations. There was no significant correlation between serum uric acid concentration and
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