Table 4

Pearson correlations between current alcohol intake and plasma hormone levelsa

Hormoner (P)P, test for trend
CombinedFastIntermediateSlow
Estrone sulfate0.14 (0.02)0.26 (0.02)0.08 (0.34)0.19 (0.15)0.84
n = 278n = 83n = 138n = 57
Estrone0.03 (0.57)0.15 (0.18)−0.03 (0.74)0.09 (0.49)0.88
n = 297n = 84n = 152n = 61
Estradiol0.07 (0.23)0.23 (0.03)−0.01 (0.93)−0.01 (0.96)0.21
n = 296n = 83n = 151n = 62
Free estradiol0.09 (0.11)0.23 (0.04)0.02 (0.80)0.07 (0.60)0.35
n = 291n = 83n = 148n = 60
% free estradiol0.06 (0.33)0.02 (0.85)0.08 (0.35)0.14 (0.29)0.59
n = 295n = 84n = 151n = 60
Bioavailable estradiol0.14 (0.02)0.21 (0.06)0.08 (0.35)0.22 (0.09)0.97
n = 293n = 83n = 151n = 59
% bioavailable estradiol0.14 (0.01)0.17 (0.12)0.13 (0.12)0.12 (0.35)0.79
n = 298n = 84n = 153n = 61
Androstenedione−0.02 (0.75)0.11 (0.34)−0.10 (0.25)−0.04 (0.77)0.39
n = 289n = 82n = 146n = 61
Testosterone−0.11 (0.06)0.08 (0.50)−0.19 (0.02)−0.19 (0.13)0.07
n = 291n = 82n = 148n = 61
DHEA0.00 (0.98)0.17 (0.14)−0.08 (0.37)−0.02 (0.90)0.23
n = 266n = 76n = 136n = 54
DHEAS0.06 (0.30)0.28 (0.01)0.08 (0.32)−0.23 (0.08)0.01
n = 292n = 80n = 151n = 61
SHBG−0.13 (0.03)0.04 (0.75)−0.17 (0.03)−0.22 (0.10)0.02
n = 289n = 83n = 149n = 57
  • a Adjusted for smoking, body mass index, age, and laboratory batch.