Alcohol Abuse Mortality Patterns Shift With Age

After adjustments for variables that included sex, educational status, and year of birth, alcohol use disorder was associated with a mortality hazard ratio of 5.83 (95% confidence interval, 5.76 – 5.90). However, the hazard ratio showed an inverted U-shaped curve in accordance with age.

Source: Alcohol Abuse Mortality Patterns Shift With Age

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