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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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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ije/dys075

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
41
Issue:
4
Pages:
1101–1113
Publication date:
2012-08-01
Acceptance date:
2012-04-05
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ISSN:
1464-3685 and 0300-5771
Pmid:
22596929
Language:
English
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pubs:332766
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uuid:99cb3280-99d8-4c9f-b208-08e4b3f16e98
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pubs:332766
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2016-11-04

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