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Table 3 Odds ratios (OR)a and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for risk of prostate cancer associated with lifetime alcohol consumption

From: Lifetime total and beverage specific - alcohol intake and prostate cancer risk: a case-control study

  Cases (n = 88) Controls (n = 272) Odds Ratios (95% CI)
Total lifetime ethanol, ounces    
   ≤2647.62 29 90 1.00
   2647.62 – 11048.28 34 90 1.20 (0.65–2.23)
   >11048.28 25 92 0.83 (0.43–1.60)
Total lifetime ethanol from beer, ouncesb    
   ≤1941.78 42 120 1.00
   1941.78 – 6237.30 25 75 1.16 (0.62–2.16)
   >6237.30 21 77 0.89 (0.46–1.72)
Total lifetime ethanol from liquor, ouncesb    
   ≤932.23 51 152 1.00
   932.23 – 3976.79 15 59 0.71 (0.35–1.44)
   >3976.79 22 61 0.91 (0.47–1.76)
Total lifetime ethanol from wine and wine cooler, ounces b    
   ≤511.66 67 177 1.00
   511.66 – 2283.00 10 47 0.76 (0.35–1.65)
   >2283.00 11 48 0.60 (0.27–1.30)
  1. a Adjusted for race, age (years), smoke, education (years), BMI, WHRATIO; bfurther mutually adjusted for other beverages