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Cod liver oil consumption, smoking, and coronary heart disease mortality: Three counties, Norway

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Source
Pages 143-149 in P. Bjerregaard et al., eds. Part I, Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Circumpolar Health, Harstad, Norway, June 5-9, 2000. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 2001;60(2)
Publication Type
Article
Date
Apr-2001
Nutrition and environment 60I2001 COD LIVER OIL CONSUMPTION, SMOKING, AND CORONARY HEART DISEASE MORTALITY:THREE COUNTIES, NORWAY ABSTRACT It has been hypothesized that omega-3 fatty acid consumption may lessen the adverse effect of smoking on coronary heart disease (CHO) risk. Thus, we
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Author
Egeland, G.M
Meyer, H.E
Selmer, R
Tverdal, A
Vollset, SE
Author Affiliation
National Health Screening Service, Research Department, P.O. Box 8155, 0033 Oslo, Norway. grace.egeland@isf.uib.no
Source
Pages 143-149 in P. Bjerregaard et al., eds. Part I, Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Circumpolar Health, Harstad, Norway, June 5-9, 2000. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 2001;60(2)
Date
Apr-2001
Language
English
Geographic Location
Norway
Publication Type
Article
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Keywords
Adult
Cod Liver Oil - administration & dosage
Cohort study
Comparative Study
Coronary Disease - mortality - prevention & control
Fatty Acids, Omega-3 - administration & dosage
Female
Food Habits
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Norway - epidemiology
Questionnaires
Risk factors
Smoking - adverse effects
Abstract
It has been hypothesized that omega-3 fatty acid consumption may lessen the adverse effect of smoking on coronary heart disease (CHD) risk. Thus, we explored whether cod liver oil consumption was protective of coronary heart disease in a cohort of men and women participating in a cardiovascular disease screening in Norway. The study population was aged 35-54 at the time of the baseline screening conducted by the National Health Screening Service of Norway in 1977-1983. Of 56,718 age-eligible men and women, 52,138 participated, of whom 42,612 (82%) completed a dietary questionnaire. Cod liver oil use was reported by 12.5%. At baseline, cod liver oil users had lower triglycerides, adjusting for age, body mass index, time since last meal and income (p
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