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Association of the waist-to-hip ratio is different with wine than with beer or hard liquor consumption. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study Investigators.

TitleAssociation of the waist-to-hip ratio is different with wine than with beer or hard liquor consumption. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study Investigators.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsDuncan BB, Chambless LE, Schmidt MI, Folsom AR, Szklo M, Crouse JR, Carpenter MA
JournalAm J Epidemiol
Volume142
Issue10
Pagination1034-8
Date Published1995 Nov 15
ISSN0002-9262
KeywordsAdipose Tissue, African Americans, Alcohol Drinking, Alcoholic Beverages, Anthropometry, Beer, Body Mass Index, European Continental Ancestry Group, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Wine
Abstract

Specific alcoholic beverage associations with the waist-to-hip ratio were characterized in 12,145 African-American and white men and women ages 45-64 years. Estimated waist-to-hip ratios of those consuming more than six nonwine alcohol drinks/week and more than six wine drinks/week (vs. nondrinkers) were 0.007 larger (p

DOI10.1093/oxfordjournals.aje.a117556
Alternate JournalAm J Epidemiol
PubMed ID7485048
Grant ListN01-HC-55015 / HC / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
N01-HC-55016 / HC / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
N01-HC-55018 / HC / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States