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  1. Beer binging and mortality : results from the Kuopio ischaemic heart disease risk factor study, a prospective population based study.

    Article - En anglais


    To examine the association between beer binging (regular sessions of heavy beer drinking) and mortality.


    Prospective population based study with the baseline assessment of level of alcohol intake (dose), by type of drink and drinking pattern, previous and existing diseases, socioeconomic background, occupational status, involvement in organisations during leisure time, physical activity in leisure time, body mass index, blood pressure, serum lipids and plasma fibrinogen concentration, during an average of 7.7 years'follow up of mortality.




    A population sample of 1641 men who consumed beer who were aged 42,48,54, or 60 years at baseline.

    Main outcome measures 

    All cause mortality, cardiovascular mortality, death due to external causes, fatal myocardial infarctions.


    The risk of death was substantially increased in men whose usual dose of beer was 6 or more bottles per session compared with men who usually consumed less than 3 bottles, after adjustment for age and total alcohol consumption (relative risk 3.01 (95% confidence interval 1.54 to 5.90) for all deaths ; 7.10 (2.01 to 25.12) for external deaths ; and 6.50 (2.05 to 20.61) for fatal myocardial infarction). (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Bière, Consommation, Prospective, Cardiopathie, Ischémie, Facteur risque, Mortalité, Etude longitudinale, Evaluation, Finlande, Europe, Homme, Alcoolisme, Appareil circulatoire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Beer, Consumption, Prospective, Heart disease, Ischemia, Risk factor, Mortality, Follow up study, Evaluation, Finland, Europe, Human, Alcoholism, Cardiovascular disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0515675

    Code Inist : 002B03F. Création : 13/02/1998.