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The relationship of average volume of alcohol consumption and patterns of drinking to burden of disease: an overview.
AIMS As part of a larger study to estimate the global burden of disease attributable to alcohol: to quantify the relationships between average volume of alcohol consumption, patterns of drinking andExpand
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Dietary supplement use in the United States, 2003-2006.
Dietary supplement use has steadily increased over time since the 1970s; however, no current data exist for the U.S. population. Therefore, the purpose of this analysis was to estimate dietaryExpand
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Estimation of total usual calcium and vitamin D intakes in the United States.
Our objective in this study was to estimate calcium intakes from food, water, dietary supplements, and antacids for U.S. citizens aged >or=1 y using NHANES 2003-2006 data and the Dietary ReferenceExpand
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Dietary methods research in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: underreporting of energy intake.
Assessment of diet is a critical component of the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), which was designed to describe the health and nutritional status of the USExpand
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Vitamin D status as an international issue: National surveys and the problem of standardization
Abstract Wide spread variation in measurement results of total 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) confounds international efforts to develop evidence-based clinical guidelines. Accordingly, NIH Office ofExpand
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Causes of declining life expectancy in Russia.
CONTEXT Russian life expectancy has fallen sharply in the 1990s, but the impact of the major causes of death on that decline has not been measured. OBJECTIVE To assess the contribution of selectedExpand
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Alcohol-Related Morbidity and Mortality
Alcohol use is related to a wide variety of negative health outcomes including morbidity, mortality, and disability. Research on alcohol-related morbidity and mortality takes into account the varyingExpand
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Vitamin D status: United States, 2001-2006.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently released new dietary reference intakes for calcium and vitamin D. The IOM defined four categories of vitamin D status based on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin DExpand
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Estimation of trends in serum and RBC folate in the U.S. population from pre- to postfortification using assay-adjusted data from the NHANES 1988-2010.
The NHANES has monitored folate status of the U.S. population from prefortification (1988-1994) to postfortification (1999-2010) by measuring serum and RBC folate concentrations. The Bio-RadExpand
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Statistical Methods in Epidemiology
Review of selected elementary statistics random sampling relative risk and odds ratio attributable risk adjustment of data without use of multivariate models adjustment of data without use ofExpand
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