To examine the association between self reported alcohol intake and subsequent mortality from all causes and if the effect of alcohol intake on the risk of death is modified by sex, age, body mass index, and smoking.
Design-Prospective population study with base-line assessment of alcohol and tobacco consumption and body mass index, and 10-12 years' follow up of mortality.
Subject-7234 women and 6051 men aged 30-79 years.
Main outcome measure-Number and time of deaths from 1976 to 1988.
A total of 2229 people died, 1398 being men.
A U shaped curve described the relation between alcohol intake and mortality.
Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Mortalité, Homme, Age, Sexe, Etude statistique, Danemark, Consommation, Boisson alcoolisée, Tabagisme, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Mortality, Human, Age, Sex, Statistical study, Denmark, Consumption, Alcoholic beverage, Tobacco smoking, Europe
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Cote : 94-0212060
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.