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Table 1 Distribution of sociodemographic factors and current alcohol intake, New York City Multiethnic Breast Cancer Project (n = 189); 2007-2008

From: The association of alcohol consumption with mammographic density in a multiethnic urban population

  Overall sample (N = 189) mean (SD)/n (percent) African American (N = 80) mean (SD)/n (percent) African Caribbean (N = 42) mean (SD)/n (percent) White (N = 41) mean (SD)/n (percent) Hispanic Caribbean (N = 17) mean (SD)/n (percent)
Age at interview (year) 49.98 (5.69) 50.15 (5.62) 49.49 (5.54) 50.06 (5.92) 51.53 (5.94)
BMI (kg/m2)n/a 29.78 (6.74) 31.43 (6.62) 30.06 (6.77) 25.53 (4.76) 32.26 (7.20)
Percent density 12.88 (11.44) 12.01 (10.78) 12.98 (13.18) 15.87 (11.25) 8.49 (9.00)
Dense area (cm2) 17.62 (14.57) 17.92 (14.70) 18.81 (16.86) 18.12 (12.79) 11.86 (10.45)
Non-dense area (cm2) 152.44 (86.58) 169.37 (90.91) 171.10 (104.43) 105.5 (40.64) 162.64 (70.54)
Current alcohol Intake      
  Nondrinkers 95 (50.26) 37 (46.25) 26 (61.90) 16 (39.02) 12 (70.59)
  Current drinkers 94 (49.74) 43 (53.75) 16 (38.10) 25 (60.98) 5 (29.41)
Alcohol intake in consumers      
  grams/week 62.67 (151.73) 59.25 (84.08) 102.72 (338.13) 61.93 (57.41) 14.55 (12.07)
  servings/week 4.29 (10.74) 4.04 (5.61) 7.26 (24.22) 4.11 (3.79) 1.00 (0.82)
    ≤7 80 (42.33) 35 (43.75) 15 (35.71) 20 (48.78) 5 (29.41)
    >7 14 (7.41) 8 (10.00) 1 (2.38) 5 (12.20) n/a
Current alcohol beverage type (servings/week)      
   Wine 2.73 (4.41) 3.28 (6.28) 1.25 (1.36) 3.39 (3.38) 1.03 (0.16)
   Beer 1.09 (1.29) 2.74 (2.88) 6.20 (12.19) 1.39 (1.60) 0.80 (0.49)
   Liquor 4.21 (12.57) 2.63 (2.29) 35.22 (49.16) 1.23 (1.12) 0.66 (0.69)
   Cooler 0.82 (0.81) 1.34 (0.88) 0.31 (0.23) n/a n/a
  1. Abbreviations: BMI, Body mass index.