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Table 4 All-cause mortality hazard ratios (HR) with 95 % confidence interval and Hazard Ratios for all-cause mortality; n = 6 353; number of deaths = 579; follow-up on average 17 years adjusted for all other variables

From: Women’s health in the Lund area (WHILA) - Alcohol consumption and all-cause mortality among women – a 17 year follow-up study

All-cause mortality
Variable Level HR 95 % CI
Agec (age-56) Continuous 1.11 1.08–1.14
Education    
Low 1.35 1.12–1.62
Middle/High 1 (ref)  
Partnership status    
Married 1 (ref)  
Single/divorced/widow 1.32 1.11–1.57
Fitness    
Poor 1.46 1.20–1.78
Middle/Good 1 (Ref)  
Smoking    
Non-smoker 1 (ref)  
Former smoker 1.18 0.94–1.47
Daily smoker 1.91 1.58–2.32
BMI    
Underweight 2.68 1.64–4.37
Normal 1 (ref)  
Overweight 1.02 0.84–1.23
Obese 1.22 0.95–1.56
Alcohol consumption
  None 1.36 1.13–1.64
0.1–11.9 g/day 1 (ref)  
≥12 g/day 1.49 1.18–1.89
Diabetes    
Yes 1.78 1.19–2.70
No 1 (ref)  
Ischemic heart disease (before screening) Yes 1.77 1.10–2.84
No 1 (ref)