The association of a priori and a posterior dietary patterns with the risk of incident stroke in Chinese older people in Hong Kong.

@article{Chan2013TheAO,
  title={The association of a priori and a posterior dietary patterns with the risk of incident stroke in Chinese older people in Hong Kong.},
  author={Ruth S M Chan and Dicken C. C. Chan and Jean Woo},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health & aging},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 10},
  pages={866-74}
}
BACKGROUND Dietary patterns can be identified by a priori and a posterior approaches. Limited data have related dietary patterns with stroke risk in Chinese population. This study examined stroke risk associated with patterns identified by both approaches. METHODS Data on 1,338 Chinese men and 1,397 Chinese women aged >= 65 years participating in a cohort study examining the risk factors for osteoporosis in Hong Kong were analyzed. Baseline dietary data were collected between 2001 and 2003… CONTINUE READING

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