Table 5.

Mean Liver Enzymes With Combinations of Uric Acid and Ferritin*

Low Uric AcidHigh Uric Acid
Low FerritinHigh FerritinLow FerritinHigh Ferritin
ALT (U/L)23.731.628.854.9
AST (U/L)23.028.626.140.7
  • * Adjusted for age, sex, race/ethnicity, kidney condition, liver condition, and alcohol consumption.

  • Significantly different (P < .05) from each of the other 3 categories.

  • ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; GGT, γ-glutamyltransferase.