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Mortality in British vegetarians: review and preliminary results from EPIC-Oxford.

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BACKGROUND: Three prospective studies have examined the mortality of vegetarians in Britain. OBJECTIVE: We describe these 3 studies and present preliminary results on mortality from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Oxford (EPIC-Oxford). DESIGN: The Health Food Shoppers Study and the Oxford Vegetarian Study were established in the 1970s and 1980s, respectively; each included about 11 000 subjects and used a short questionnaire on diet and lifestyle. EPIC-Oxford...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
The American journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
78
Issue:
3 Suppl
Pages:
533S-538S
Publication date:
2003-09-05
EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
URN:
uuid:78e7b080-d872-460d-af02-18a6387cc0f1
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880
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pubs:880

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