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DIET AND RISK OF DIVERTICULAR DISEASE IN THE EUROPEAN PROSPECTIVE INVESTIGATION INTO CANCER AND NUTRITION (EPIC)-OXFORD COHORT, A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF BRITISH VEGETARIANS AND NON-VEGETARIANS

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Objective: To examine the associations of a vegetarian diet and dietary fibre intake with risk of diverticular disease. Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: The EPIC-Oxford study, a cohort of mainly health conscious participants recruited from around the United Kingdom. Participants: 47 033 men and women living in England or Scotland of whom 15 459 (33%) reported consuming a vegetarian diet. Main outcome measures: Diet group was assessed at baseline; intake of dietary fibre was estimate...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH
Volume:
65
Issue:
7817
Pages:
A234-A234
Publication date:
2011-08-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:783966a5-848f-401d-bb42-b389b0fe61a2
Source identifiers:
175422
Local pid:
pubs:175422
Language:
English

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