Associations between drinking alcohol, mean 30 g/day, and biological markers

Biological markersNumber of comparisonsWeighted mean increase (95% CI)
High density lipoprotein cholesterol (mg/dl) 363.99 (3.25 to 4.73)
Apolipoprotein A I (mg/dl) 248.82 (7.79 to 9.86)
Triglycerides (mg/dl)355.69 (2.49 to 8.89)
Tissue type plasminogen activator antigen (ng/ml)Not reported1.25 (−0.31 to 2.81)*
Weighted mean decrease (CI)
*Not statistically significant.
Lp(a) lipoprotein (mg/dl)50.70 (−3.38 to 1.99)*
Fibrinogen (mg/dl)Not reported7.50 (−17.70 to 32.70)*