[Diet and risk of myocardial infarction. A case-control community-based study].

@article{Lopes1998DietAR,
  title={[Diet and risk of myocardial infarction. A case-control community-based study].},
  author={Cristina M P V Lopes and Pedro von Hafe and Elisabete Vargas Ramos and Pablo B. Fernando and Maria J{\'u}lia Maciel and H. E. Ambassador Cristi{\'a}n Barros},
  journal={Acta medica portuguesa},
  year={1998},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={311-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate diet as a risk factor for myocardial infarction. DESIGN Community based case-control study. SETTING University Hospital, Oporto. PARTICIPANTS First time consecutive cases of acute myocardial infarction (n = 100) and 198 community controls, older than 39 years and living in Oporto, were compared. METHODS Data were collected by trained interviewers using a structured questionnaire designed to obtain information on socio-demographic, medical and behavioural aspects… CONTINUE READING