Table 2.

Odds ratios for the association between alcohol consumption across different ages and overall prostate cancer

Age-adjustedMultivariablea
NOR (95% CI)PtrendOR (95% CI)Ptrend
Alcohol consumption, age 15–190.570.76
 0 drinks/week159/317Ref.Ref.
 1–6 drinks/week137/2790.98 (0.71–1.36)0.91 (0.62–1.35)
 ≥7 drinks/week29/541.19 (0.67–2.14)1.13 (0.56–2.26)
Alcohol consumption, age 20–290.630.28
 0 drinks/week52/120Ref.Ref.
 1–6 drinks/week196/3651.57 (1.03–2.38)1.35 (0.82–2.24)
 ≥7 drinks/week77/1651.19 (0.74–1.92)0.95 (0.52–1.76)
Alcohol consumption, age 30–390.350.91
 0 drinks/week57/146Ref.Ref.
 1–6 drinks/week182/3361.88 (1.26–2.80)1.64 (1.02–2.63)
 ≥7 drinks/week86/1681.65 (1.05–2.59)1.39 (0.77–2.51)
Alcohol consumption, age 40–490.0470.28
 0 drinks/week83/200Ref.Ref.
 1–6 drinks/week160/3021.61 (1.12–2.32)1.63 (1.04–2.56)
 ≥7 drinks/week80/1441.76 (1.14–2.72)1.71 (0.93–3.13)
Alcohol consumption, current0.110.39
 0 drinks/week150/322Ref.Ref.
 1–6 drinks/week136/2601.35 (0.97–1.89)1.12 (0.75–1.69)
 ≥7 drinks/week39/681.61 (0.95–2.75)1.34 (0.71–2.53)
  • aAdjusted for age, race, DRE, prostate volume, PSA, year of consent, smoking, BMI, previous biopsy, and current alcohol consumption (model for current alcohol consumption is adjusted for past alcohol consumption).

  • N represents the number of men diagnosed with prostate cancer over the total number of men undergoing prostate biopsy.