Racial and ethnic differences in all-cause mortality risk according to alcohol consumption patterns in the national alcohol surveys.

@article{Kerr2011RacialAE,
  title={Racial and ethnic differences in all-cause mortality risk according to alcohol consumption patterns in the national alcohol surveys.},
  author={William C. Kerr and Thomas K Greenfield and Jason Bond and Yu Ye and Juergen Rehm},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={174 7},
  pages={769-78}
}
Previous studies have found J-shaped relations between volume of alcohol consumed and mortality risk in white Americans but not in African Americans, suggesting the need for studies in which race/ethnicity-defined subgroups are analyzed in separate comparable models. In the present study, the authors utilized mortality follow-up data (through 2006) on respondents from the 1984 and 1995 National Alcohol Surveys, including similar numbers of black, white, and Hispanic respondents by oversampling… CONTINUE READING

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