“Alcohol consumption is proposed to be the third most important modifiable risk factor for death and disability.”
“We investigated associations between alcohol consumption and outcomes in a prospective cohort of countries at different economic levels in five continents.”

“We included information from 12 countries participating in the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiological study, a prospective cohort study of individuals aged 35–70 years.”
“We used Cox proportional hazards regression to study associations with mortality, cardiovascular disease, myocardial infarction, stroke, alcohol-related cancer, injury, admission to hospital, and for a composite of these outcomes.”
“We included 114,970 adults…..”
“Median follow-up was 4.3 years…..”
“Current drinking was reported by 36,030 (31%) individuals, and was associated with…….increased alcohol-related cancers, and injury.”
“High intake was associated with increased mortality.”
“….we identified sufficient commonalities to support global health strategies and national initiatives to reduce harmful alcohol use.”
A.Smyth, et al
Alcohol consumption and cardiovascular disease, cancer, injury, admission to hospital, and mortality: a prospective cohort study
Lancet — Volume 386 #10007 — November 14, 2015 — page 1945


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