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Alcohol drinking and overall and cause-specific mortality in China: nationally representative prospective study of 220,000 men with 15 years of follow-up.

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BACKGROUND: Regular alcohol drinking contributes both favourably and adversely to health in the Western populations, but its effects on overall and cause-specific mortality in China are still poorly understood. METHODS: A nationally representative prospective cohort study included 220,000 men aged 40-79 years from 45 areas in China in 1990-91, and >40,000 deaths occurred during 15 years of follow-up. Cox regression was used to relate alcohol drinking to overall and cause-specific mortality...

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10.1093/ije/dys075

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
International journal of epidemiology
Volume:
41
Issue:
4
Pages:
1101-1113
Publication date:
2012-08-05
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
URN:
uuid:4fe16776-4253-41df-b0e4-9816ac3b9a1d
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332766
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pubs:332766

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