This study examined the effects of beer, spirits, and Wine drinking on coronary heart disease (CHD) evems (fatal and nonfatal) and all-cause mortality Methods.
Men aged 40 to 59 years (n=7735) were drawn at random from one general practice in each of 24 British town and followed up for an average of 16.8 years.
Regular drinkers showed a significantly lower relative risk of CHD, but not all-cause mortality, than occasional drinkers, even after adjustment for potential confounders The benefit for CHD regular drinking was seen within both beer drinkers and spirit drinkers but not among men who reported wine drinking.
However alf men who reported wine drinking (both occasional and regular) showed signifiConclusions.
The findings suggest that regular intake of all alcoholic drinks is associated with a lower risk of CHD, but not all-cause mortality, than occasional drinking.
A large part, but not all, of the greater benefit seen in wine drinkers relative to other Jonkers. can be attributed to advantageous lifestyle characteristics (e.g., low rates.
Mots-clés Pascal : Cardiopathie coronaire, Homme, Facteur risque, Angleterre, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe, Epidémiologie, Consommation, Boisson alcoolisée, Bière, Spiritueux, Vin, Mortalité, Randomisation, Etude multicentrique, Appareil circulatoire pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Coronary heart disease, Human, Risk factor, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Epidemiology, Consumption, Alcoholic beverage, Beer, Spirituous liquor, Wine, Mortality, Randomization, Multicenter study, Cardiovascular disease
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Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 16/11/1999.