The associations of dietary patterns with all-cause mortality and other lifestyle factors in the elderly: An age-specific prospective cohort study.


Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Electronic address: [Email]


The association between dietary pattern and mortality has been well studied in the general population; however, few studies have focused on the elderly. We aimed to examine the association of dietary pattern with subsequent overall mortality in elderly Japanese, and demonstrate the modifiable effect of lifestyle factors on this association.


All-cause mortality,Dietary pattern,Elderly population,Lifestyle factors,