Association of alcohol, alcohol and tobacco with mortality: findings from a prospective cohort study in Mumbai (Bombay), India.

@article{Pednekar2012AssociationOA,
  title={Association of alcohol, alcohol and tobacco with mortality: findings from a prospective cohort study in Mumbai (Bombay), India.},
  author={Mangesh Suryakant Pednekar and Genevieve Sansone and P. C. Gupta},
  journal={Alcohol},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={139-46}
}
The aim of the present study was to examine the association between alcohol, alcohol and tobacco, and mortality in a large adult population in the city of Mumbai. A total of 35,102 men aged 45 years and older were surveyed about their alcohol drinking as part of a cohort study. These respondents were followed up over time, and all deaths were recorded. Compared with those who never drank alcohol, alcohol drinkers had 1.22 times higher risk of mortality, with the highest risk observed for liver… CONTINUE READING

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