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Research Article

Combined Impact of Health Behaviours and Mortality in Men and Women: The EPIC-Norfolk Prospective Population Study

  • Kay-Tee Khaw mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: kk101@medschl.cam.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas Wareham,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council, Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Sheila Bingham,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council, Dunn Nutrition Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Ailsa Welch,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Robert Luben,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas Day

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: January 08, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050012

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What about Nondrinnkers?

Posted by plosmedicine on 31 Mar 2009 at 00:18 GMT

Author: Robbie Ali
Position: MD, MPH, MPPM
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
E-mail: rali@pitt.edu
Submitted Date: January 08, 2008
Published Date: January 9, 2008
This comment was originally posted as a “Reader Response” on the publication date indicated above. All Reader Responses are now available as comments.

It would be helpful to know how nondrinkers fared in the study vs. moderate and heavy drinkers. Can we get this information?

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