Frequency of attendance at religious services, cardiovascular disease, metabolic risk factors and dietary intake in Americans: an age-stratified exploratory analysis.

@article{Obisesan2006FrequencyOA,
  title={Frequency of attendance at religious services, cardiovascular disease, metabolic risk factors and dietary intake in Americans: an age-stratified exploratory analysis.},
  author={Thomas O. Obisesan and Ivor Lensworth Livingston and Harold Dean Trulear and Frank Gillum},
  journal={International journal of psychiatry in medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={435-48}
}
BACKGROUND Few data have been published on the association of attendance at religious services with cardiovascular morbidity and dietary and metabolic risk factors in representative samples of populations despite a known inverse association with mortality and smoking. OBJECTIVE To test the null hypothesis that frequency of attendance at religious services is unrelated to prevalence or levels of cardiovascular disease, dietary and metabolic risk factors. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey of a… CONTINUE READING

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