Table 4

Average daily intake of absolute alcohol (ADAA) in cases and controls during the six months before seizure (cases) or admission (controls)*

MenWomenBoth sexes
ADAA (g/day)Cases/ controlsOR (95% CI)Cases/ controlsOR (95% CI)Cases/ controlsOR (95% CI)
*Ex-drinkers (20 cases and 41 controls) are not included.
†Reference category includes non-drinkers and occasional drinkers.
>10010/111.6 (0.5 to 4.7)0/110/121.4 (0.5 to 3.5)
51–10023/261.5 (0.7 to 3.4)2/025/261.6 (0.8 to 3.0)
26–5025/480.9 (0.4 to 1.9)6/91.1 (0.3 to 3.4)31/570.9 (0.5 to 1.5)
1–2562/941.2 (0.6 to 2.1)53/641.3 (0.8 to 2.2)115/1581.2 (0.8 to 1.7)
Reference category†27/47165/103192/1501