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Alcohol and survival in the Italian rural cohorts of the Seven Countries Study.

Authors
  • Farchi, G
  • Fidanza, F
  • Giampaoli, S
  • Mariotti, S
  • Menotti, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of epidemiology
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2000
Volume
29
Issue
4
Pages
667–671
Identifiers
PMID: 10922343
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The relationship between life expectancy and alcohol consumption (97% wine in this Italian cohort and mostly red wine) is confirmed to be non-linear. Men aged 45-64 at entry drinking about 5 drinks per day have a longer life expectancy than occasional and heavy drinkers.

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