Table 2

Relative risk estimates for any alcohol use and its dose-response relationship

Women

Men

Total


RR

95% CI lower

95% CI upper

RR

95% CI lower

95% CI upper

RR

95% CI lower

95% CI upper


drinking status 6 hours before injury status


No (reference)

1

1

1


Yes

2.50

0.97

6.44

3.23

1.73

6.02

3.00

1.78

5.04


dose response (women/men)


no alcohol use (reference)

1

1

1


Low

1.00

0.29

3.45

1.49

0.66

3.36

1.37

0.69

2.70


medium

6.41

0.76

54.20

2.91

1.16

7.32

3.14

1.41

6.97


High

25.26

1.66

383.62

7.80

2.86

21.26

8.97

3.55

22.69


Alcohol consumption:

low: less than 20 grams for men and 10 grams for women;

medium: 20 to 40 grams for men, 10 to 30 grams for women;

high: more than 40 grams for men, more than 30 grams for women.

Gmel et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:40   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-40

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