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Estimating the alcohol-breast cancer association: a comparison of diet diaries, FFQs and combined measurements.

Abstract:

The alcohol-breast cancer association has been established using alcohol intake measurements from Food Frequency Questionnaires (FFQ). For some nutrients diet diary measurements are more highly correlated with true intake compared with FFQ measurements, but it is unknown whether this is true for alcohol. A case-control study (656 breast cancer cases, 1905 matched controls) was sampled from four cohorts in the UK Dietary Cohort Consortium. Alcohol intake was measured prospectively using FFQs a...

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10.1007/s10654-012-9693-7

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Lentjes, MA More by this author
McTaggart, A More by this author
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Journal:
European journal of epidemiology
Volume:
27
Issue:
7
Pages:
547-559
Publication date:
2012-07-05
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EISSN:
1573-7284
ISSN:
0393-2990
URN:
uuid:f08c93d0-181f-4ec2-8797-aa48e0db2fe5
Source identifiers:
352744
Local pid:
pubs:352744

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