Roles of Drinking Pattern and Type of Alcohol Consumed in Coronary Heart Disease in Men

09 Dec 2002Kenneth J. Mukamal, M.D., M.P.H., Katherine M. Conigrave, M.B., B.S., Ph.D., Murray A. Mittleman, M.D., Dr.P.H., Carlos A. Camargo, Jr., M.D., Dr.P.H., Meir J. Stampfer, M.D., Dr.P.H., Walter C. Willett, M.D., Dr.P.H., and Eric B. Rimm, Sc.D.

Among men, consumption of alcohol at least three to four days per week was inversely associated with the risk of myocardial infarction.

Cohort Study
1 effect
12 years
38077 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Alcohol Beverage risk & protective factor
Alcohol
Beverage

Heart Attack (Myocardial infarction - ACS) Cardiovascular outcome
Decreased risk of Heart Attack (Myocard...
Cardiovascular system

Moderate evidence
-37.0%