Table 7: Hazard ratios of CVD mortality stratified by types of alcohol beveragea, Aerobics Center for Longitudinal Study (ACLS), 1974–2002.

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

Beer
 No.48703854487657794349
 No. of Cases128431046475
 Hazard ratios1.00 (referent)0.71 (0.50, 1.02)0.76 (0.57, 1.01)0.72 (0.52, 0.995)1.06 (0.78, 1.45)
Wine
 No.48704091499941753862
 No. of Cases128551045564
 Hazard ratios1.00 (referent)0.76 (0.55, 1.05)0.70 (0.53, 0.93)0.74 (0.53, 1.04)0.89 (0.64, 1.23)
Liquor
 No.48703111502235623851
 No. of Cases1283611274144
 Hazard ratios1.00 (referent)0.74 (0.51, 1.07)0.71 (0.55, 0.93)0.69 (0.50, 0.93)0.98 (0.75, 1.27)

aAdjusted for age (in years), year of examination, BMI (kg/m2), smoking (current smoker or not), family history of CVD (yes or no), maximal treadmill time (min), and remaining type of alcohol.