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Table 2 Average daily alcohol consumption estimates for Canada, 2008.

From: Combining best evidence: A novel method to calculate the alcohol-attributable fraction and its variance for injury mortality

   Raw estimates (current drinkers) Corrected estimates (current drinkers) Number of drinking occasions per week
Gender Age group Mean (g/day) 95% CI Mean (g/day) 95% CI Mean number 95% CI
Women 15 - 29 9.0 (3.7-14.4) 27.9 (23.6-32.2) 0.81 (0.64-0.98)
  30 - 44 3.6 (3.1-4.1) 11.2 (10.5-11.9) 0.77 (0.67-0.87)
  45 - 59 4.9 (4.2-5.6) 15.2 (14.1-16.3) 1.07 (0.95-1.18)
  60 - 69 4.6 (3.8-5.5) 14.3 (13.0-15.6) 1.04 (0.84-1.23)
  70 - 79 4.4 (3.1-5.6) 13.5 (11.8-15.1) 0.91 (0.66-1.17)
  80+ 4.1 (2.5-5.6) 12.6 (10.8-14.3) 0.86 (0.51-1.21)
Men 15 - 29 12.8 (10.1-15.6) 39.7 (36.0-43.4) 1.13 (0.94-1.31)
  30 - 44 9.7 (8.1-11.4) 30.1 (27.8-32.5) 1.35 (1.19-1.52)
  45 - 59 11.7 (9.3-14.2) 36.3 (33.9-38.8) 1.66 (1.47-1.84)
  60 - 69 11.1 (8.2-13.9) 34.3 (29.9-38.7) 1.65 (1.35-1.95)
  70 - 79 9.9 (7.0-12.7) 30.6 (25.9-35.2) 1.69 (1.24-2.14)
  80+ 5.9 (3.2-8.6) 18.2 (15.0-21.3) 1.41 (0.83-1.99)