Table 6

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

StrokeHead traumaBrain tumour
ADAA (g/day)Cases/ controlsOR (95% CI)Cases/ controlsOR (95% CI)Cases/ controlsOR (95% CI)
*Ex-drinkers are not included.
†Reference category includes non-drinkers and occasional drinkers.
>1006/52.5 (0.6 to 10.0)3/13.4 (0.2 to 109.2)1/60.2 (0.1 to 1.8)
51–10014/191.5 (0.7 to 3.5)2/30.8 (0.1 to 8.6)9/42.7 (0.7 to 11.5)
1–5081/1341.3 (0.8 to 2.0)10/180.6 (0.1 to 2.7)55/631.1 (0.6 to 1.9)
Reference category†46/9517/8139/471