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Fructose and vitamin C intake do not influence risk for developing hypertension.



Key Questions Addressed
2 What is the effect of sugar on health outcomes in cohort studies?
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Title Fructose and vitamin C intake do not influence risk for developing hypertension.
Author Forman JP., Choi H., Curhan GC.
Country Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 3rd Floor, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA. jforman@partners.org
Year 2009
Numbers Pubmed ID: 19144761

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Extraction Form: Sugar Evidence Map Cohort Studies
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Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Cohort Name NHS1; NHS2; HPFS
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Funding Source American Heart Association grant; National Institutes of Health grant
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Age ... Value Median ... NHS1=49; NHS2=36; HPFS=52
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Interquartile Range ... NHS1=44-56; NHS2=32-40; HPFS=44-61
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Baseline Health Status healthy
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Sample Size NHS1=88540; NHS2=97315; HPFS=37375
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Male % NHS1=0; NHS2=0; HPFS=100
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Country United States
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Dietary Assessment Method Semiquantitative FFQ
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Exposure Information Fructose
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median fructose in meal
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Follow up time (mean) 20 years, person years = NHS1=990646; NHS2=1085648; HPFS=426063
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What is the study population? Adults
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Publication Year 2009
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