High-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and types of alcoholic beverages consumed among men and women.

@article{Parker1996HighdensitylipoproteinCA,
  title={High-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and types of alcoholic beverages consumed among men and women.},
  author={Donna R. Parker and J B McPhillips and Carol A. Derby and Kim M Gans and Thomas M. Lasater and Richard A. Carleton},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1996},
  volume={86 7},
  pages={1022-7}
}
OBJECTIVES Differences by sex in the relationship between high-density-lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and consumption of alcoholic beverages were examined in 1516 individuals. METHODS Questionnaires and blood-sample data from cross-sectional surveys were analyzed. RESULTS Both beer and liquor were independently associated with increased HDL cholesterol in the total group, in men, and in women after covariates were controlled for. Wine was associated with a significant increase in HDL… CONTINUE READING