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Dietary predictors of symptom-associated gallstones in middle-aged women.
Am J Clin Nutr 1990; 52(5):916-22AJ

Abstract

In 1980, 88,837 women aged 34-59 y completed a semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire and were followed for 4 y. Four hundred thirty-three women reported a cholecystectomy for recent cholecystitis, and 179 reported unremoved, newly symptomatic gallstones diagnosed by ultrasound or x ray. Among the 59,306 women with Quetelet's index of relative weight less than 25 kg/m2, inverse associations were observed between intakes of vegetable fat and vegetable protein and the risk of reportedly symptomatic gallastones, after adjusting for age, Quetelet's index in 1980, weight change between 1976 and 1980, energy intake, and alcohol intake. The relative risk in the highest quintile of vegetable fat intake, as compared with the lowest quintile, was 0.6 [95% confidence interval (CI), 0.4-0.9], and the corresponding relative risk for vegetable protein intake was 0.7 (95% CI, 0.6-0.9). No significant associations were found with energy-adjusted intakes of cholesterol, animal fat, animal protein, carbohydrate, or sucrose.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

Language

eng

PubMed ID

2239768

Citation

Maclure, K M., et al. "Dietary Predictors of Symptom-associated Gallstones in Middle-aged Women." The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 52, no. 5, 1990, pp. 916-22.
Maclure KM, Hayes KC, Colditz GA, et al. Dietary predictors of symptom-associated gallstones in middle-aged women. Am J Clin Nutr. 1990;52(5):916-22.
Maclure, K. M., Hayes, K. C., Colditz, G. A., Stampfer, M. J., & Willett, W. C. (1990). Dietary predictors of symptom-associated gallstones in middle-aged women. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 52(5), pp. 916-22.
Maclure KM, et al. Dietary Predictors of Symptom-associated Gallstones in Middle-aged Women. Am J Clin Nutr. 1990;52(5):916-22. PubMed PMID: 2239768.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Dietary predictors of symptom-associated gallstones in middle-aged women. AU - Maclure,K M, AU - Hayes,K C, AU - Colditz,G A, AU - Stampfer,M J, AU - Willett,W C, PY - 1990/11/1/pubmed PY - 1990/11/1/medline PY - 1990/11/1/entrez SP - 916 EP - 22 JF - The American journal of clinical nutrition JO - Am. J. Clin. Nutr. VL - 52 IS - 5 N2 - In 1980, 88,837 women aged 34-59 y completed a semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire and were followed for 4 y. Four hundred thirty-three women reported a cholecystectomy for recent cholecystitis, and 179 reported unremoved, newly symptomatic gallstones diagnosed by ultrasound or x ray. Among the 59,306 women with Quetelet's index of relative weight less than 25 kg/m2, inverse associations were observed between intakes of vegetable fat and vegetable protein and the risk of reportedly symptomatic gallastones, after adjusting for age, Quetelet's index in 1980, weight change between 1976 and 1980, energy intake, and alcohol intake. The relative risk in the highest quintile of vegetable fat intake, as compared with the lowest quintile, was 0.6 [95% confidence interval (CI), 0.4-0.9], and the corresponding relative risk for vegetable protein intake was 0.7 (95% CI, 0.6-0.9). No significant associations were found with energy-adjusted intakes of cholesterol, animal fat, animal protein, carbohydrate, or sucrose. SN - 0002-9165 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/2239768/full_citation L2 - https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/ajcn/52.5.916 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -