Average volume of alcohol consumption, patterns of drinking, and all-cause mortality: results from the US National Alcohol Survey.

@article{Rehm2001AverageVO,
  title={Average volume of alcohol consumption, patterns of drinking, and all-cause mortality: results from the US National Alcohol Survey.},
  author={Juergen Rehm and Thomas K Greenfield and John D Rogers},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={153 1},
  pages={64-71}
}
The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of an average volume of alcohol consumption and drinking patterns on all-cause mortality. The sample (n = 5,072) was drawn from the 1984 National Alcohol Survey, representative of the US population living in households. Follow-up time was until the end of 1995, with 532 people deceased during this period. The authors found a significant influence of drinking alcohol on mortality with a J-shaped association for males and an insignificant… CONTINUE READING