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Table 1 Association between menopausal status and transition from excessive to non-excessive drinking

From: Changes in excessive alcohol use among older women across the menopausal transition: a longitudinal analysis of the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation

  Hazard ratio 95% CI
Menopausal status REF = premenopausal  
 Early peri-menopausal 3.81*** 2.40–6.03
 Late peri-menopausal 5.11*** 2.81–9.30
 Postmenopausal 3.71*** 2.00–6.90
Age at baseline (years) 0.92 0.83–1.02
Age at postmenopausal status 1.15* 1.02–1.30
Length on transitiona 0.92 0.82–1.02
Estradiol (pg/mL)b 1.17 0.92–1.49
Testosterone (ng/dL) b 0.59** 0.40–0.87
Depression (CES-D) 1.01 0.92–1.03
  1. aLength from early peri- to postmenopausal status
  2. bNatural log transformed
  3. *p ≤ 0.05; **p ≤ 0.01; ***p ≤ 0.001