Table 3—

Beverage type and risk of type 2 diabetes among 16,330 women

Alcohol consumption (g/day)
P value linear trend
0–0.70.8–29.930.0–69.970–139.9≥140
Wine
    Cases (n)212314694519
    Person-years20,23644,49614,7608,0974,324
    Multivariate-adjusted HR*1.00.95 (0.78–1.15)0.73 (0.54–0.99)0.92 (0.64–1.32)0.66 (0.40–1.10)0.05
Fortified wine
    Cases (n)3592023167
    Person-years43,96031,1635,48811,302
    Multivariate-adjusted HR*1.00.96 (0.80–1.16)0.88 (0.59–1.31)0.88 (0.66–1.16)0.81
Beer
    Cases (n)53111117
    Person-years70,07719,0142,822
    Multivariate-adjusted HR*1.01.02 (0.81–1.27)0.86 (0.50–1.48)0.72
Liquor
    Cases (n)4531442539
    Person-years57,76726,6642,8634,619
    Multivariate-adjusted HR*1.00.80 (0.65–0.98)1.16 (0.75–1.80)1.07 (0.76–1.51)0.26
  • Data are HR (95% CI), unless otherwise indicated.

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    * Adjusted for age, BMI, smoking status, education, systolic blood pressure, menopause, physical activity, family history of type 2 diabetes, daily energy intake, and hypertension.