Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study.

@article{Mukamal2006AlcoholCA,
  title={Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study.},
  author={Kenneth Jay Mukamal and Hyoju Chung and Nancy Swords Jenny and Lewis H. Kuller and William T. Longstreth and Murray A. Mittleman and Gregory L Burke and Mary Cushman and Bruce M. Psaty and David S Siscovick},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={30-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate several aspects of the relationship between alcohol use and coronary heart disease in older adults, including beverage type, mediating factors, and type of outcome. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Four U.S. communities. PARTICIPANTS Four thousand four hundred ten adults aged 65 and older free of cardiovascular disease at baseline. MEASUREMENTS Risk of incident myocardial infarction or coronary death according to self-reported consumption of beer, wine… CONTINUE READING

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