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Table 2 Self-reported alcohol consumption within 6 h of injury, 24–30 h prior to injury, and 1 week prior to injury for ‘past year drinker’ and alcohol-positive injury patients

From: The impact of alcohol among injury patients in Moshi, Tanzania: a nested case-crossover study

  Alcohol use (# standard drinksa) Within 6 h of injury, n (%)b 24–30 h before injury, n (%)b 1 week before injury, n (%)b
Past year drinkers (n = 279, 54.1% of total patients) 0 152 (54.5) 196 (70.3) 223 (79.9)
1–2 25 (9.0) 22 (7.9) 15 (5.4)
3–4 43 (15.4) 23 (8.2) 23 (8.2)
5 or more 59 (21.1) 38 (13.6) 18 (6.5)
BAC positive (n = 156, 30% of total patients) 0 37 (23.7) 98 (62.8) 118 (75.6)
1–2 20 (12.8) 12 (7.7) 9 (5.8)
3–4 42 (26.9) 18 (11.5) 16 (10.3)
5 or more 57 (36.6) 28 (18.0) 13 (8.3)
  1. aA standard drink is 12 oz of 5% alcohol beer, 8 oz of 7% malt liquor, 5 oz of 12% alcohol wine or 1.5 oz of 40% alcohol liquor obtained by self-report
  2. bTime periods include the 6-h window prior to injury, 24–30 h before injury, and 1 week before injury