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Source of dietary fibre and diverticular disease incidence: A prospective study of UK women

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Background: Previous prospective studies have found the incidence of intestinal diverticular disease decreased with increasing intakes of dietary fibre, but associations by the fibre source are less well characterised. We assessed these associations in a large UK prospective study of middle-aged women. Methods and findings: During 6 (SD 1) years followup of 690 075 women without known diverticular disease who had not changed their diet in the last 5 years, 17 325 were admitted to hospital or ...

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10.1136/gutjnl-2013-304644

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Gut More from this journal
Volume:
63
Issue:
9
Pages:
1450-1456
Publication date:
2014-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-3288
ISSN:
0017-5749
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:480725
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uuid:f771130f-455b-49a9-b537-ecf82b5d6f40
Local pid:
pubs:480725
Source identifiers:
480725
Deposit date:
2014-08-23

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