Table 3.

ORs (and 95% CIs) for alcohol-related variables with EPL

Case/controlCrude OR (95% CI)PAdjusted OR (95% CI)aPAge-adjusted OR (95% CI)bPGender-adjusted OR (95% CI)cP
Alcohol units consumed per day
 Nondrinker525/8,9231.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
 <425/3781.12 (0.74–1.70)0.5801.00 (0.65–1.53)0.9931.07 (0.70–1.62)0.7581.02 (0.67–1.54)0.945
 4-65/9831.12 (0.86–1.47)0.3900.87 (0.65–1.17)0.3650.99 (0.76–1.30)0.9630.95 (0.72–1.26)0.726
 8-52/5671.56 (1.16–2.10)0.0031.19 (0.86–1.66)0.2951.46 (1.08–1.98)0.0131.29 (0.94–1.77)0.111
Ptrend0.0030.4760.0290.180
Duration of drinking (years)
 Nondrinker525/8,9231.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
 <2039/6391.04 (0.74–1.45)0.8300.99 (0.70–1.40)0.9561.09 (0.78–1.53)0.6250.91 (0.65–1.28)0.590
 20-61/9221.12 (0.86–1.48)0.4010.94 (0.69–1.26)0.6691.10 (0.83–1.45)0.5140.95 (0.71–1.27)0.734
 35-42/3671.95 (1.40–2.71)<0.0011.08 (0.75–1.55)0.6801.29 (0.92–1.80)0.1421.62 (1.15–2.30)0.006
Ptrend0.0010.9300.1240.088
Age at starting drinking (years)
 Nondrinker525/8,9231.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
 25-101/1,4361.20 (0.96–1.49)0.1120.93 (0.72–1.18)0.5311.05 (0.84–1.31)0.6741.25 (0.74–2.12)0.409
 20-25/3111.37 (0.90–2.07)0.1421.11 (0.71–1.73)0.6431.33 (0.87–2.02)0.1911.13 (0.74–1.74)0.566
 <2016/1811.50 (0.89–2.52)0.1241.42 (0.83–2.46)0.2051.73 (1.02–2.92)0.0431.02 (0.81–1.30)0.843
Ptrend0.3610.4660.0910.338
Cumulative amount of drinking (unit-years)
 Nondrinker525/8,9231.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
 <4023/3331.17 (0.76–1.81)0.4671.12 (0.72–1.73)0.6271.18 (0.77–1.83)0.4501.07 (0.69–1.65)0.772
 40-16/3070.89 (0.53–1.48)0.6410.80 (0.48–1.36)0.4100.90 (0.54–1.51)0.6910.77 (0.46–1.29)0.312
 80-15/2920.87 (0.52–1.48)0.6130.73 (0.43–1.26)0.2550.82 (0.49–1.40)0.4730.74 (0.44–1.27)0.276
 120-88/9961.50 (1.19–1.90)0.0011.07 (0.82–1.40)0.6261.28 (1.01–1.62)0.0431.25 (0.97–1.62)0.089
Ptrend0.0020.6080.0670.122
Liquor145/1,8871.32 (1.09–1.60)0.0043.22 (1.28–8.13)0.0131.20 (0.99–1.46)0.0621.13 (0.92–1.40)0.252
Beer13/2820.75 (0.43–1.31)0.3040.69 (0.38–1.25)0.2200.83 (0.47–1.46)0.5130.63 (0.36–1.11)0.111
Wine5/332.48 (0.96–6.36)0.0602.13 (0.78–5.82)0.1401.96 (0.75–5.11)0.1672.47 (0.96–6.36)0.061
  • aAdjusted for gender, age, BMI, education level, annual income and number of cigarettes per day. Liquor, beer and wine were also adjusted for alcohol units consumed per day.

  • bAdjusted for age only.

  • cAdjusted for gender only.