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

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BACKGROUND: 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. METHODS: In three Russian industrial cities with typical 1990s mortality patterns (Tomsk, Barnaul, Biysk), the addresses of 60,416 residents who had died at ages 15-74 years in 1990-2001 were visited in 2001-05. Family members were pr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
373
Issue:
9682
Pages:
2201-2214
Publication date:
2009-06-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:677654ea-4696-4cf9-98be-75cd169a1033
Source identifiers:
34775
Local pid:
pubs:34775

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