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A prospective study of alcohol, diet, and other lifestyle factors in relation to obstructive uropathy.

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The association of alcohol, diet, and other lifestyle factors with obstructive uropathy was investigated in a cohort of 6581 Japanese-American men, examined and interviewed from 1971 to 1975 in Hawaii. By studying this migrant population with its heterogeneous exposures, it increases the probabilities of identifying potential risk factors of this prostate disorder. After 17 years of follow-up, 846 incident cases of surgically treated obstructive uropathy were diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia. Total alcohol intake was inversely associated with obstructive uropathy (P < 0.0001). The relative risk was 0.64 (95% confidence interval: 0.52-0.78) for men drinking at least 25 ounces of alcohol per month compared with nondrinkers. Among the 4 sources of alcohol, a significant inverse association was present for beer, wine, and sake, but not for spirits. Buddhist (vs. other) religion, rural (vs. urban) birthplace, and the presence of prostate symptoms were each associated with increased risk of obstructive uropathy, but no association was found with education, number of marriages, or cigarette smoking. Increased beef intake was weakly related to an increased risk (P = 0.047), while no association was found with the consumption of 32 other food items in the study.

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    Japan-Hawaii Cancer Study, Kuakini Medical Center, Honolulu 96817.

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    The Prostate 22:3 1993 pg 253-64

    MeSH

    Age Factors
    Aged
    Aged, 80 and over
    Alcohol Drinking
    Diet
    Educational Status
    Follow-Up Studies
    Hawaii
    Humans
    Incidence
    Japan
    Life Style
    Male
    Marital Status
    Middle Aged
    Prospective Studies
    Prostatic Hyperplasia
    Religion
    Risk Factors
    Rural Population
    Smoking
    Surveys and Questionnaires

    Pub Type(s)

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

    Language

    eng

    PubMed ID

    7683816

    Citation

    Chyou, P H., et al. "A Prospective Study of Alcohol, Diet, and Other Lifestyle Factors in Relation to Obstructive Uropathy." The Prostate, vol. 22, no. 3, 1993, pp. 253-64.
    Chyou PH, Nomura AM, Stemmermann GN, et al. A prospective study of alcohol, diet, and other lifestyle factors in relation to obstructive uropathy. Prostate. 1993;22(3):253-64.
    Chyou, P. H., Nomura, A. M., Stemmermann, G. N., & Hankin, J. H. (1993). A prospective study of alcohol, diet, and other lifestyle factors in relation to obstructive uropathy. The Prostate, 22(3), pp. 253-64.
    Chyou PH, et al. A Prospective Study of Alcohol, Diet, and Other Lifestyle Factors in Relation to Obstructive Uropathy. Prostate. 1993;22(3):253-64. PubMed PMID: 7683816.
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