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Fish Consumption and Ischemic stroke in Southern Sweden

Author(s): Oudin Anna | Wennberg Maria

Journal: Nutrition Journal
ISSN 1475-2891

Volume: 10;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 109;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Fish intake | fish consumption | stroke | ischemic stroke

Abstract Background The relationship between fish intake and stroke incidence has been inconsistent in previous Swedish studies. Here, we report the risk of stroke and fish intake in a cohort from southern Sweden. Findings Data were obtained from an already available population based case-control study where the cases were defined as incident first-time ischemic stroke patients. Complete data on all relevant variables were obtained for 2722 controls and 2469 cases. The data were analyzed with logistic regression analysis. Stroke risk decreased with fat fish intake ([greater than or equal to] 1/week versus
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