Table 6.

Adjusted ORs and 95% CIs for malignant melanoma in high compared withlow levels of alcohol consumption (n= 1,058)

Alcohol consumption range of intake (frequency/wk)CasesControlsOR95% CIP for trend*
Alcoholic beverages
    01541981.000.04
    0.7771021.040.69-1.57
    1.4-7.01601541.551.09-2.20
    7.7-591061071.531.03-2.29
Wine
    02482651.000.12
    0.71251710.870.63-1.21
    2.868721.120.73-1.72
    5.6-4256531.380.86-2.20
Liquor
    03003711.000.05
    0.71031331.210.85-1.73
    2.845651.691.00-2.87
    5.6-4249461.510.93-2.48
Beer
    02743171.000.11
    0.71221331.250.89-1.77
    2.843650.940.58-1.55
    5.6-3058461.641.00-2.70
  • NOTE: Adjusted OR adjusted for age, sex, study site, confirmed dysplastic nevi status, education, and skin response after repeated/prolonged sun exposure.

  • * P for trend across quintile medians in the adjusted model.

  • P ≤ 0.05.