The effect of olive oil and fish consumption on rheumatoid arthritis--a case control study.

@article{Linos1991TheEO,
  title={The effect of olive oil and fish consumption on rheumatoid arthritis--a case control study.},
  author={Athena Linos and Evangelia Kaklamanis and A Kontomerkos and Yvonni Koumantaki and Sousana Gazi and George A. Vaiopoulos and George C. Tsokos and P. Kaklamanis},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rheumatology},
  year={1991},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={
          419-26
        }
}
In an interview based, case control study of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 168 cases and 137 controls were included. Patients and controls were interviewed with regard to a variety of socioeconomic, medical and dietary factors. During univariate analysis it was found that RA cases consumed significantly less olive oil and fish and adhered more rarely to the dietary restrictions traditional in Orthodox lent than controls. Applying multiple logistic analysis though (by which several variables were… 
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