Gender and Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Association Between Alcohol Drinking Patterns and Body Mass Index-the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2010.


Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University School of Public Health, Suite 116, 1025 E. Seventh Street, Bloomington, IN, 47405, USA. [Email]


Racial/ethnic variations in both alcohol consumption and obesity prevalence are well established. However, previous research indicates that drinking patterns influence the relation of alcohol intake to body mass index (BMI), and information on racial/ethnic differences in the relation of drinking pattern to BMI is lacking.


Alcohol drinking patterns,Body mass index,Gender,Racial/ethnic differences,

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