Alcohol and stroke: a community case-control study in Asturias, Spain.

@article{Caicoya1999AlcoholAS,
  title={Alcohol and stroke: a community case-control study in Asturias, Spain.},
  author={Mart{\'i}n Caicoya and Teresa Rodr{\'i}guez Rodr{\'i}guez and Celia Ramiro Corrales and Robert Cuello and Cristina Lasheras},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={52 7},
  pages={
          677-84
        }
}
The relationship between alcohol consumption and stroke is uncertain. Heavy alcohol consumption has been associated with an increased risk of stroke, while light drinking appears to be protective. However, the evidence is not uniform. We sought to examine the relationship between alcohol consumption and stroke, according to stroke type. We performed a population-based case-control study from September 1990 to December 1991. The study comprised 467 incident cases of stroke and 477 controls aged… CONTINUE READING

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