Alcohol intake and blood pressure in young adults: the CARDIA Study.

  title={Alcohol intake and blood pressure in young adults: the CARDIA Study.},
  author={Alan Dyer and Gary R. Cutter and Kim Q. Liu and Mary Anne Armstrong and Gary D. Friedman and Glenna Hughes and J J Dolce and James Raczynski and Gregory L Burke and Teri Manolio},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  volume={43 1},
Associations between self-reported average daily alcohol intake and blood pressure were assessed in 5031 black and white men and women ages 18-30 from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study (CARDIA). In general, intake was positively but weakly related to both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Associations with systolic pressure were generally stronger than those with diastolic pressure. With average daily alcohol intake categorized as none, 0.1-9.9 ml, 10.0-19.9 ml, 20… CONTINUE READING


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