Table 1

 Regression coefficients (95% confidence intervals) of the intrapair differences in bone mineral density and alcohol consumption

SiteUnadjustedAdjusted
β*95% CIp Valueβ*95% CIp Value
Intrapair differences in BMD were calculated as a percentage of the mean BMD and intrapair differences in alcohol expressed as units per week. Significant p values (<0.05) are shown in bold.
*Regression coefficient.
BMD, bone mineral density; CI, confidence interval.
Total spine0.21−0.02 to 0.440.080.330.14 to 0.53 <0.01
Total hip0.210.01 to 0.410.040.240.04 to 0.44 0.02
Hip neck0.18−0.03 to 0.40.10.19−0.05 to 0.420.11
Trochanter0.0020.00 to 0.004 0.05 0.24−0.03 to 0.510.08
Intertrochanteric0.250.04 to 0.46 0.02 0.290.08 to 0.50 0.01
Ward’s triangle0.310.01 to 0.62 0.04 0.32−0.02 to 0.670.065