Table 3.

Stratum-specific estimates for total alcohol intake across levels of folate intake among women with oral cancer

Alcohol intake (g/d)*Stratum-specific RR (95% CI)
Folate ≥350 μg/dFolate <350 μg/d
No. cases (n = 63)RR (95% CI)No. cases (n = 84)RR (95% CI)
0271.00161.00
0.1-14.9210.29 (0.16-0.51)431.11 (0.61-1.99)
15-29.9100.90 (0.42-1.94)111.53 (0.69-3.38)
30+50.98 (0.35-2.70)143.36 (1.57-7.20)§
  • *One alcoholic drink contains approximately 11 to 14 g of alcohol: regular beer, 12.8 g; light beer, 11.3; wine, 11 g; and liquor, 14 g.

  • Adjusted for age, follow-up time, pack-years of smoking, and current smoking status.

  • P < 0.0001.

  • §P < 0.01.