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Table 2 SF-36 vitality scores at baseline by alcohol consumption at baseline

From: Prospective associations between alcohol consumption and psychological well-being in midlife

   SF-36 vitality score at baseline
  N Mean (SD) p-value a
Men 3178 67.3 (19.0)  
Weekly units of alcohol consumed    < 0.001
 0 units 167 59.1 (21.9)  
 1-14 units 1520 68.8 (18.3)  
 15-21 units 575 69.1 (17.8)  
 ≥ 22 units 818 65.3 (19.6)  
Binge drinking past 30 days b    0.002
 < once per month 674 67.2 (20.5)  
 1-3 times per month 1050 69.8 (17.5)  
 ≥ once per week 826 67.1 (18.5)  
Women 741 61.4 (19.5)  
Weekly units of alcohol consumed    0.004
 0 units 93 55.4 (22.6)  
 1-14 units 498 62.3 (18.8)  
 15-21 units 68 65.8 (18.4)  
 ≥ 22 units 53 60.4 (19.1)  
  1. 1 unit corresponds to 12 g of pure alcohol
  2. a one-way ANOVA
  3. b Only including men from the Metropolit 1953 Danish male birth cohort (N = 2623) as information on binge drinking was not available in the Danish Longitudinal Study on Work, Unemployment and Health cohort