Women's health in the Lund area (WHILA) - Alcohol consumption and all-cause mortality among women - a 17 year follow-up study.

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Alcohol consumption contributes to many negative health consequences and is a risk factor for death. Some previous studies however suggest a J-shaped relationship between the level of alcohol consumption and all-cause mortality. These findings have in part been suggested to be due to confounders. The aim of our study was to analyze the relationship between self-reported alcohol intake and all-cause mortality in women, adjusted for sociodemographic, lifestyle factors and diseases such as diabetes and previous ischemic heart disease.

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  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Original languageEnglish
Article number22
JournalBMC Public Health
Volume16
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes