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Title: Coffee consumption and mortality in women with cardiovascular disease
Authors: Lopez-Garcia, E.
Rodriguez-Artalejo, F.
Li, T.Y.
Mukamal, K.J.
Hu, F.B.
Van Dam, R.M. 
Issue Date: 1-Jul-2011
Citation: Lopez-Garcia, E., Rodriguez-Artalejo, F., Li, T.Y., Mukamal, K.J., Hu, F.B., Van Dam, R.M. (2011-07-01). Coffee consumption and mortality in women with cardiovascular disease. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 94 (1) : 218-224. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Background: Coffee is commonly consumed among populations of all ages and conditions. The few studies that have examined the association between coffee consumption and mortality in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) have obtained conflicting results. Objective: The objective was to assess the association between filtered caffeinated coffee consumption and all-cause and CVD mortality during up to 24 y of follow-up in women with CVD from the Nurses' Health Study. Design: The Nurses' Health Study included 11,697 women. Coffee consumption was first assessed in 1980 with a food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) and then repeatedly every 2-4 y. Cumulative consumption was calculated with all available FFQs from the diagnosis of CVD to the end of the follow-up in 2004 to assess long-term effects. In addition, the most recent coffee measurement was related to mortality in the subsequent 2 y to assess shorter-term effects. Analyses were performed by using Cox regression models. Results: We documented 1159 deaths, of which 579 were due to CVD. The relative risks [RRs (95% CI)] of all-cause mortality across categories of cumulative coffee consumption [
Source Title: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
ISSN: 00029165
DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.110.010249
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