Opposites don't attract: high spouse concordance for dietary supplement use in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer in Norfolk (EPIC-Norfolk) cohort study

Marleen A H Lentjes, Ailsa A Welch, Ruth H Keogh, Robert N Luben, Kay-Tee Khaw

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Dietary supplements are commonly consumed but may not be beneficial for everyone. It is known that supplement users have healthy behaviour characteristics but until now concordance between spouses living in the same household has not been investigated and concordance may be an important behavioural determinant.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1060-1066
Number of pages7
JournalPublic Health Nutrition
Issue number06
Early online date30 Jul 2014
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2015


  • Dietary supplement
  • Concordance
  • Spouse
  • Sociodemographic variables

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