Table 1—

Characteristics in the population study of women in Gothenburg in 1968–1969, incidence of diabetes and all-cause mortality during 32 years

Age (years)3846505460All women
Year of birth19301922191819141908
n372431398180811,462
Participation rate 1968–1969 (%)91.490.091.388.783.590.1
Smokers (%)46.643.936.938.319.840.7
Beer (%)*53.048.746.649.439.548.8
Wine (%)*16.421.121.217.814.819.2
Hard liquor (%)*3.26.56.39.46.26.0
Alcohol (g/month)134139144155108139
BMI23.423.524.824.925.124.1
Diabetes incidence (%)7.810.78.27.96.58.7
Mortality (%)15.329.439.361.282.834.6
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    * At least once per week.