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Table 2

Multivariatea RRs of BCC with 95% CIs by categories of alcohol intakes per day

AlcoholNondrinkers0.1–4.9 g/day5.0–14.9 g/day15.0–29.9 g/day30+ g/dayP for trend
Total alcohol       
 Women 1.13 (1.03, 1.24) 1.33 (1.20, 1.47) 1.33 (1.15, 1.52) 1.06 (0.89, 1.28) 0.001 
 Men 1.07 (0.96, 1.20) 1.18 (1.06, 1.32) 1.27 (1.12, 1.44) 1.16 (1.01, 1.34) 0.002 
 Pooled 1.11 (1.03, 1.19) 1.26 (1.12, 1.41) 1.29 (1.18, 1.42) 1.12 (1.01, 1.26) 0.0001 
Beer       
 Women 0.97 (0.87, 1.07) 1.00 (0.84, 1.19) 1.05 (0.54, 2.04) 0.82 (0.53, 1.27) 0.50 
 Men 1.08 (0.98, 1.19) 1.14 (1.02, 1.28) 1.00 (0.72, 1.38) 0.92 (0.73, 1.17) 0.95 
 Pooled 1.02 (0.92, 1.14) 1.09 (0.96, 1.23) 1.01 (0.75, 1.35) 0.90 (0.73, 1.10) 0.78 
Liquor       
 Women 1.09 (1.00, 1.20) 1.20 (1.07, 1.34) 1.31 (0.95, 1.80) 0.97 (0.77, 1.23) 0.13 
 Men 1.12 (1.02, 1.24) 1.24 (1.10, 1.38) 1.11 (0.94, 1.31) 1.25 (1.06, 1.47) 0.01 
 Pooled 1.11 (1.03, 1.18) 1.22 (1.12, 1.32) 1.15 (0.99, 1.33) 1.12 (0.88, 1.42) 0.003 
Red wine       
 Women 0.91 (0.83, 1.00) 0.78 (0.58, 1.05) 0.56 (0.29, 1.08)  0.004 
 Men 0.90 (0.82, 0.98) 0.97 (0.78, 1.20) 1.00 (0.67, 1.49)  0.64 
 Pooled 0.90 (0.85, 0.96) 0.89 (0.73, 1.09) 0.79 (0.45, 1.39)  0.23b 
White wine       
 Women 1.19 (1.09, 1.30) 1.31 (1.13, 1.52) 1.39 (1.11, 1.73)  0.0002 
 Men 1.03 (0.93, 1.13) 1.13 (0.95, 1.34) 1.07 (0.79, 1.45)  0.24 
 Pooled 1.11 (0.96, 1.27) 1.22 (1.06, 1.41) 1.24 (0.97, 1.60)  0.01 
AlcoholNondrinkers0.1–4.9 g/day5.0–14.9 g/day15.0–29.9 g/day30+ g/dayP for trend
Total alcohol       
 Women 1.13 (1.03, 1.24) 1.33 (1.20, 1.47) 1.33 (1.15, 1.52) 1.06 (0.89, 1.28) 0.001 
 Men 1.07 (0.96, 1.20) 1.18 (1.06, 1.32) 1.27 (1.12, 1.44) 1.16 (1.01, 1.34) 0.002 
 Pooled 1.11 (1.03, 1.19) 1.26 (1.12, 1.41) 1.29 (1.18, 1.42) 1.12 (1.01, 1.26) 0.0001 
Beer       
 Women 0.97 (0.87, 1.07) 1.00 (0.84, 1.19) 1.05 (0.54, 2.04) 0.82 (0.53, 1.27) 0.50 
 Men 1.08 (0.98, 1.19) 1.14 (1.02, 1.28) 1.00 (0.72, 1.38) 0.92 (0.73, 1.17) 0.95 
 Pooled 1.02 (0.92, 1.14) 1.09 (0.96, 1.23) 1.01 (0.75, 1.35) 0.90 (0.73, 1.10) 0.78 
Liquor       
 Women 1.09 (1.00, 1.20) 1.20 (1.07, 1.34) 1.31 (0.95, 1.80) 0.97 (0.77, 1.23) 0.13 
 Men 1.12 (1.02, 1.24) 1.24 (1.10, 1.38) 1.11 (0.94, 1.31) 1.25 (1.06, 1.47) 0.01 
 Pooled 1.11 (1.03, 1.18) 1.22 (1.12, 1.32) 1.15 (0.99, 1.33) 1.12 (0.88, 1.42) 0.003 
Red wine       
 Women 0.91 (0.83, 1.00) 0.78 (0.58, 1.05) 0.56 (0.29, 1.08)  0.004 
 Men 0.90 (0.82, 0.98) 0.97 (0.78, 1.20) 1.00 (0.67, 1.49)  0.64 
 Pooled 0.90 (0.85, 0.96) 0.89 (0.73, 1.09) 0.79 (0.45, 1.39)  0.23b 
White wine       
 Women 1.19 (1.09, 1.30) 1.31 (1.13, 1.52) 1.39 (1.11, 1.73)  0.0002 
 Men 1.03 (0.93, 1.13) 1.13 (0.95, 1.34) 1.07 (0.79, 1.45)  0.24 
 Pooled 1.11 (0.96, 1.27) 1.22 (1.06, 1.41) 1.24 (0.97, 1.60)  0.01 
a

Adjusted for age (5-year categories), missing FFQ, current state of residence, BMI (<21, 21–22.9, 23–24.9, 25–28.9, 29+, missing), childhood state of residence (high, medium, and low ambient sun radiation), total calories (quintiles), beer (nondrinker, 0.1–4.9 g, 5–14.9 g, 15–29 g, 30+ g per day), liquor (same categories as beer), wine (same categories as beer), smoking (never, past, current but unknown quantity, 1–14 cigarettes, 15–24 cigarettes, 25–34 cigarettes, 35+ cigarettes per day, missing). For women, also adjusted for lifetime blistering sunburn (never, 1–2 times, 3–5 times, 6+ times, missing), childhood tanning ability (no or light tan, average or deep tan, missing), childhood sun reaction (no burn, red, burn, painful burn, blistering burn, missing), sunscreen use (yes, no, does not go out), ancestry (nonwhites, southern European, Scandinavian, other Caucasian, other ancestry, native Americans, missing), hair color (red, blonde, light brown, dark brown, black, missing). For men, also adjusted for hair color (red/light, blonde, light brown, black, missing), eye color (dark/brown, green/medium, blue/light, missing), ancestry (Scandinavian, southern European, other Caucasian, other ancestry, non-whites, missing), tendency to burn in childhood (burn/peel, burn/tan, tan, missing), and childhood sun exposure in swimsuit (<1/week, 1/week, 2/week, several/week, daily, missing).

b

Test for heterogeneity was significant, P = 0.04.

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