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Table 1 Average intake of alcohol by three different methods of estimationa, NHANES 2001–2010

From: Assessing alcohol intake & its dose-dependent effects on liver enzymes by 24-h recall and questionnaire using NHANES 2001-2010 data

Mean alcohol intake g/day Gender combined Male Female
24-h Recall N 24,807 12,561 12,246
Mean ± SE 41.0 ± 0.8 48.2 ± 1.0 29.4 ± 0.8
Usual intake by NCI method N 24,807 12,561 12,246
Mean ± SE 10.9 ± 0.2 16.1 ± 0.3 5.9 ± 0.1
Alcohol intake questionnaire N 22,307 11,376 10,931
Mean ± SE 11.0 ± 0.2 14.6 ± 0.3 6.4 ± 0.2
  1. (Sample Size; SE Standard Error; aAlcohol intake (g/day) was assessed three ways: 1) via a single 24-h recall; 2) by determining usual alcohol intakes with the NCI method, an estimate of long-term intake that employed data from two days of 24-h recalls; and 3) via an alcohol intake questionnaire quantifying annual consumption of alcohol)