Table 5

Paternal alcohol consumption

Paternal drinkingaCaseControlORb95% CI
n%n%
Lifetime
Never9424.48120.91.0
Ever29175.630779.10.80.5–1.1
During 1 y before pregnancy
Never7719.98121.01.0
Ever31080.130579.01.20.8–1.7
2–12 mo before pregnancy
Never7920.48121.01.0
Ever30879.630579.01.10.8–1.6
1 mo before pregnancy
Never11830.511529.81.0
Ever26969.527170.21.00.7–1.4
1 mo before pregnancy (g/day)
012231.611731.01.0
≤1.5256.5225.81.20.6–2.2
1.5–54611.95614.80.90.5–1.4
5–158822.89725.70.90.6–1.4
15–25348.8266.91.40.8–2.6
>257118.46015.91.30.8–2.1
  • a A total of four cases and two controls had missing information on alcohol use history. Includes direct and proxy data.

  • b Adjusted for child’s gender, mother’s race, father’s education, and household income in birth year.