Alcohol variable Category Cases/Controls OR 95 % CI
Alcohol status Never drinkers 140/340 1.0 reference
  Former drinkers 94/221 0.94 0.66-1.34
  Current drinkers 111/735 0.41 0.30-0.56
    p-value for trend <0.0001
Total alcohol2 Never drinkers 140/340 1.0 reference
  1-60 61/363 0.41 0.29-0.59
  61-120 58/261 0.55 0.38-0.81
  120-240 60/189 0.83 0.56-1.23
  241+ 26/143 0.57 0.34-0.94
    p-value for trend 0.09
Years of drinking Never drinkers 140/340 1.0 reference
  1-39 44/374 0.47 0.31-0.71
  40-49 57/310 0.47 0.33-0.69
  50-59 88/222 0.67 0.46-0.96
  60+ 22/50 0.57 0.31-1.03
    p-value for trend 0.003
Alcohol years Never drinkers 140/340 1.0 reference
  1-29 43/344 0.34 0.23-0.51
  30-59 75/314 0.58 0.41-0.83
  60+ 89/289 0.70 0.49-0.99
    p-value for trend 0.07
1Adjusted for age, residence, education, income, body mass index, smoking intensity, years smoked, mate consumption, and total energy. 2In ml of ethanol per day.
Table 2: Odds ratios of advanced prostate cancer for alcoholic beverage1.