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Table 4 Association between total monthly retail turnover of liquor in NSW and total monthly rate of ED presentations for acute alcohol problems to 39 NSW hospitals, by age and sex, 1997-2011

From: Alcopops, taxation and harm: a segmented time series analysis of emergency department presentations

Age group Sex Change/100 000/$AUD 1 million (95% CI)
Overall   1 · 18 (0 · 97 to 1 · 41)
15-17 years Female 1 · 15 (0 · 16 to 2 · 13)
Male 2 · 68 (1 · 82 to 3 · 54)
18-24 years Female 1 · 78 (1 · 08 to 2 · 48)
Male 2 · 49 (1 · 78 to 3 · 19)
25-49 years Female 0 · 81 (0 · 59 to 1 · 04)
Male 1 · 88 (1 · 48 to 2 · 27)
50-64 years Female 0 · 56 (0 · 33 to0 · 80)
Male 1 · 17 (0 · 72 to 1 · 61)
65 years and over Female 0 · 23 (0 · 09 to 0 · 36)
Male 0 · 47 (0 · 16 to 0 · 79)
  1. CI – confidence interval.
  2. AUD – Australian Dollars.