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Table 6 Stratification of SES measures by alcohol consumption categories

From: Relationship between alcohol-attributable disease and socioeconomic status, and the role of alcohol consumption in this relationship: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author, Year Disease/condition Alcohol measure SES measure SES level RR/OR/HR (95% CI) Variables adjusted for
Brown et al., 2001 [19] Oesophageal cancer 15–35 drinks/wka Income Low 71.80 (15.00, 343.90) Age, study area, raw fruit and vegetable consumption, ethnicity
     Intermediate 14.60 (2.90, 73.80)
     High 2.00 (0.20, 23.10)
   >35 drinks/wka Income Low 231.60 (48.20, 1114.00)
     Intermediate 98.80 (20.90, 467.30)
     High 38.70 (7.10, 210.40)
Kropp et al., 2001 [24] Breast cancer ≥19 g/d Education Low 3.70 (1.23, 11.15) Parity, breastfeeding, education, menopausal status, family history of breast cancer
     Intermediate 1.57 (1.03, 2.35)
     High 0.70 (0.39, 1.27)
  1. aData presented for light smokers category only.