The association between alcohol consumption and prevalent cardiovascular diseases among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected men.

@article{Freiberg2010TheAB,
  title={The association between alcohol consumption and prevalent cardiovascular diseases among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected men.},
  author={Matthew Freiberg and Kathleen A McGinnis and Kevin Kraemer and Jeffrey H Samet and Joseph Conigliaro and R Curtis Ellison and Kendall L. Bryant and Lewis H. Kuller and Amy C. Justice},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2010},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={247-53}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether alcohol consumption is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) among HIV-infected veterans. METHODS Using established thresholds for alcohol consumption, we analyzed cross-sectional data from 4743 men (51% HIV infected) from the Veterans Aging Cohort Study, a prospective cohort of HIV-infected veterans and demographically similar HIV-uninfected veterans. Using logistic regression, we estimated the odds ratio (OR) for the association between alcohol… CONTINUE READING

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