Relationship of abdominal obesity with alcohol consumption at population scale

@article{Schrder2007RelationshipOA,
  title={Relationship of abdominal obesity with alcohol consumption at population scale},
  author={Helmut Schr{\"o}der and Jos{\'e} Antonio Morales-Molina and Silvia Bermejo and Diego Barral and Eduardo Soler M{\'a}ndoli and Mar{\'i}a Grau and M{\'o}nica Guxens and Elisabet Jaime Gil and Mar Alvarez and Jaume Marrugat},
  journal={European Journal of Nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={46},
  pages={369-376}
}
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