|Comparison group v occasional drinkers||Major CHD events adjusted RR† (95% CI)||Total mortality adjusted RR† (CI)|
|*RR = relative risk; †Adjusted for multiple variables. ‡Not significant.|
|Light drinkers||0.76 (0.64 to 0.91)||0.88 (0.76 to 1.02)‡|
|Moderate drinkers||0.78 (0.65 to 0.94)||0.92 (0.79 to 1.08)‡|
|Heavy drinkers||0.75 (0.59 to 0.95)||0.89 (0.73 to 1.09)‡|
|Regular (light, moderate, and heavy)||0.77 (0.66 to 0.90)||0.90 (0.79 to 1.02)‡|
Regular alcohol intake decreased risk of coronary heart disease events but not total mortality in men
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