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Table 8 Multivariate analysis for the prediction of hazardous drinking

From: The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test for Consumption (AUDIT-C) is more useful than pre-existing laboratory tests for predicting hazardous drinking: a cross-sectional study

Hazardous drinking (g/day)
Malea ≥ 40, Femaleb ≥ 20
OR 95%CI P value
AUDIT-C 3.45 2.26–5.26 <0.001
Sex (Female) 8.92 1.67–47.6 0.010
BMI 1.08 0.95–1.24 0.248
AST/ALT ratio 2.94 0.95–9.12 0.063
GGT 1.00 1.00–1.01 0.895
MCV 1.10 0.99–1.21 0.084
  1. a N = 174, b N = 160, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval