Attending cultural events and cancer mortality: A Swedish cohort study

@inproceedings{Bygren2009AttendingCE,
  title={Attending cultural events and cancer mortality: A Swedish cohort study},
  author={Lars Olov Bygren and Sven-erik Johansson and Benson B. Konlaan Konlaan and Andrej M Grjibovski and Anna V. Wilkinson and Michael Sj{\"o}str{\"o}m},
  year={2009}
}
Attendance at cultural events is associated with better survival and self-rated health. This study aimed to determine whether attendance at cinemas, theater, art galleries, live music shows, and museums was associated with cancer-related mortality. A randomly selected, cancer-free cohort of Swedish adults aged 25–74 years (n = 9011), formed in 1990–91, was followed up to 31 December 2003. The outcome measure was cancer-related mortality. The main independent variable was a cultural attendance… CONTINUE READING

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