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Table 2 Association between menopausal status and transition from non-excessive to 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 1.52** 1.12–2.07
 Late peri-menopausal 1.16 0.68–1.98
 Postmenopausal 1.98*** 1.45–2.71
Age at baseline (years) 0.88* 0.79–0.98
Age at postmenopausal status 1.13** 1.03–1.25
Length on transitiona 0.88* 0.81–0.95
Estradiol (pg/mL)b 0.98 0.80–1.21
Testosterone (ng/dL) b 0.91 0.79–1.06
Depression (CES-D) 1.01 0.98–1.04
  1. aLength from early peri- to postmenopausal status
  2. bNatural log transformed
  3. *p ≤ 0.05; **p ≤ 0.01; ***p ≤ 0.001