Caffeine, moderate alcohol intake, and risk of fractures of the hip and forearm in middle-aged women.

@article{HrnandezAvila1991CaffeineMA,
  title={Caffeine, moderate alcohol intake, and risk of fractures of the hip and forearm in middle-aged women.},
  author={Mauricio H{\'e}rnandez-Avila and Graham A. Colditz and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Bernard A Rosner and Frank E. Speizer and Walter C Willett},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1991},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={157-63}
}
In 1980, 84,484 US women aged 34-59 y completed an independently validated dietary questionnaire. During the ensuing 6 y, 593 forearm and 65 hip fractures occurred in association with mild to moderate trauma. We observed a positive relation between caffeine intake and risk of hip but not forearm fracture. After potential risk factors were controlled for the relative risk (RR) of hip fracture for women in the top quintile of caffeine consumption was 2.95 (95% CI = 1.18-7.38, P, trend = 0.003… CONTINUE READING