Alcohol drinking and overall and cause-specific mortality in China: nationally representative prospective study of 220,000 men with 15 years of follow-up.

@article{Yang2012AlcoholDA,
  title={Alcohol drinking and overall and cause-specific mortality in China: nationally representative prospective study of 220,000 men with 15 years of follow-up.},
  author={Ling Yang and Maigeng Zhou and Paul Sherliker and Yue Cai and Richard Peto and Lijun Wang and Iona Y. Millwood and Margaret A Peggy Smith and Yuehua Hu and Gonghuan Yang and Zhengming Chen},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={1101-13}
}
BACKGROUND Regular alcohol drinking contributes both favourably and adversely to health in the Western populations, but its effects on overall and cause-specific mortality in China are still poorly understood. METHODS A nationally representative prospective cohort study included 220,000 men aged 40-79 years from 45 areas in China in 1990-91, and >40,000 deaths occurred during 15 years of follow-up. Cox regression was used to relate alcohol drinking to overall and cause-specific mortality… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 2 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 49 references

Alcohol consumption

  • C Tabak, HA Smit, L Rasanen
  • Risks to Humans,
  • 2010

Alcohol consumption and ethyl carbamate

  • C Tabak, HA Smit, L Rasanen
  • IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic…
  • 2010

Collaborative Cohort Study. Stroke 2008;39:2936–42

  • CM Schooling, W Sun, SY Ho
  • 2008

and coronary heart disease among Japanese men and women : the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study

  • CM Schooling, W Sun, SY Ho
  • STROKE
  • 2008

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…