Alcohol and cause-specific mortality in Russia : a retrospective case-control study of 48,557 adult deaths

Zaridze, David and Brennan, Paul and Boreham, Jillian and Boroda, Alex and Karpov, Rostislav and Lazarev, Alexander and Konobeevskaya, Irina and Igitov, Vladimir and Terechova, Tatiana and Boffetta, Paolo and Peto, Richard (2009) Alcohol and cause-specific mortality in Russia : a retrospective case-control study of 48,557 adult deaths. Lancet, 373 (9682). pp. 2201-2214.

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Abstract

Alcohol is an important determinant of the high and fluctuating adult mortality rates in Russia, but cause-specific detail is lacking. Our case-control study investigated the effects of alcohol consumption on male and female cause-specific mortality.