teetotaller

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teetotaller

A person who completely abstains from alcohol consumption.
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The classification of individuals as alcohol abusers or teetotalers was based on the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) questionnaire (18) and self-reported alcohol habits.
Healthy adult teetotalers were volunteers recruited by the medical staff of the CHU Andre V6sale general hospital.
Teetotalers [35 females and 15 males; mean age, 35 (15) years] had an AUDIT score of 0 and reported complete alcohol abstinence.
The between-run variation was assessed by analyzing samples from alcohol abusers and teetotalers once a day for 10 days.
The enzyme activities and the MCVs of the teetotalers were within the reference intervals (Table 1).
Identical results were obtained with samples from seven teetotalers.
Whereas peak PO was found in 102 of 111 alcohol abusers, it was not observed in any of the teetotalers (Table 3).
The mean percentage of CDT in teetotalers was below the thresholds of 2.
On the other hand, the absence of the same peak in healthy teetotalers correlated with a low CRP concentration and implied a monosialo-Tf concentration <0.
However, our selection of teetotalers on the basis of an AUDIT score of 0 and alcohol abusers on the basis of AUDIT scores >11 and on self-reported alcohol habits fit rather well with a diagnosis based on the absence or presence of asialo-Tf (Table 4).
Most of the Adventists were teetotalers, the study found, and roughly 70 percent were either strict vegetarians or ovalacto vegetarians, whose diets include milk and eggs.