International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 124: The J-Shaped Curve for the Relation of Alcohol Consumption to Mortality

By International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research | 17 September 2013

An analysis based on data from more than 110,000 subjects in the US, of whom 3,364 died during a follow-up period of up to nine years, was used to evaluate the relation of "heavy drinking" and "non-heavy drinking" to the risk of all-cause mortality.

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An analysis based on data from more than 110,000 subjects in the US, of whom 3,364 died during a follow-up period of up to nine years, was used to evaluate the relation of "heavy drinking" and "non-heavy drinking" to the risk of all-cause mortality.

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