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Table 2 Consumption by age before and after upshifting estimates

From: Mortality and potential years of life lost attributable to alcohol consumption in Canada in 2005

   Raw estimates (Current Drinkers) Corrected estimates (Current Drinkers Number of drinking occasions per week
Gender Age Mean (g/day) 95% CI Mean (g/day) 95% CI Number 95% CI
Women 15-24 9.67 (2.1-17.2) 26.4 (24.4-28.3) 0.80 (0.58-1.02)
  25-34 5.46 (3.5-7.4) 18.2 (16.8-19.5) 0.75 (0.61-0.88)
  35-44 3.63 (3.1-4.2) 12.1 (11.6-12.7) 0.82 (0.69-0.95)
  45-54 5.03 (4.1-5.9) 16.7 (16.0-17.4) 1.03 (0.89-1.18)
  55-64 4.55 (3.9-5.2) 15.1 (14.4-15.9) 1.06 (0.91-1.12)
  65-74 4.57 (3.4-5.7) 15.2 (14.0-16.4) 1.01 (0.77-1.26)
  75+ 3.97 (2.9-5.0) 13.2 (12.0-14.5) 0.83 (0.59-1.07)
Men 15-24 11.68 (8.3-15.0) 38.5 (35.5-41.6) 0.92 (0.73-1.12)
  25-34 12.80 (9.8-15.8) 40.0 (36.6-43.3) 1.39 (1.14-1.64)
  35-44 9.14 (7.5-10.8) 29.7 (28.1-31.3) 1.40 (1.21-1.59)
  45-54 12.01 (8.8-15.2) 36.4 (34.4-38.4) 1.63 (1.42-1.86)
  55-64 10.58 (8.7-12.4) 34.7 (32.6-36.7) 1.68 (1.42-1.93)
  65-74 11.34 (7.5-15.2) 37.5 (34.1-40.9) 1.52 (1.15-1.89)
  75+ 7.92 (5.7-10.1) 25.9 (23.1-28.7) 1.77 (1.29-2.25)
Total   5.79 (4.6-7.0) - - 1.15 (1.09-1.21)
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