Table 6: Hazard ratios of all-cause mortality stratified by types of alcohol beveragea, Aerobics Center for Longitudinal Study (ACLS), 1974–2002.

Alcohol consumption (drinks/week)
NondrinkersQuartile 1Quartile 2Quartile 3Quartile 4

Beer
 No.48703854487657794349
 No. of Cases343147362227237
 Hazard ratios1.00 (referent)0.87 (0.71, 1.06)0.99 (0.84, 1.16)0.90 (0.75, 1.07)1.15 (0.96, 1.37)
Wine
 No.48704091499941753862
 No. of Cases343177370183196
 Hazard ratios1.00 (referent)0.87 (0.72, 1.05)0.92 (0.79, 1.08)0.88 (0.73, 1.07)0.95 (0.78, 1.14)
Liquor
 No.48703111502235623851
 No. of Cases343126383247423
 Hazard ratios1.00 (referent)0.93 (0.75, 1.14)0.96 (0.82, 1.12)0.89 (0.75, 1.06)1.13 (0.97, 1.32)

ACLS: Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study.
aAdjusted for age (in years), year of examination, BMI (kg/ ), smoking (current smoker or not), family history of CVD (yes or no), maximal treadmill time (min), and remaining type of alcohol.