Skip to main content

Table 4 AAFs (in %) for liver cirrhosis for subpopulations as defined by sex and ethnicity based on different distributions

From: Statistical modeling of volume of alcohol exposure for epidemiological studies of population health: the US example

Sex Ethnicity Continuous AAF from NESARC using log normal Continuous AAF from NESARC using Weibull Continuous AAF from NESARC using gamma Continuous AAF from shifted distribution* Categorical AAF from NESARC** Categorical AAF from shifted distribution**
Men White 51.2 52.6 55.1 72.3 55.1 71.9
Men Black 49.1 52.4 57.0 73.2 54.6 72.2
Men Native 51.1 55.9 62.2 76.1 58.7 74.9
Men Asian/Pac. Islander 34.7 31.4 30.9 49.7 37.5 52.3
Men Hispanic 45.0 44.9 47.3 71.3 48.3 70.9
Women White 66.2 65.2 65.7 73.5 73.6 77.2
Women Black 65.1 65.3 66.9 75.1 72.0 77.2
Women Native 70.3 71.6 74.6 82.3 76.8 83.1
Women Asian/Pac. Islander 53.6 53.7 56.4 63.4 63.1 67.5
Women Hispanic 56.8 56.2 57.8 71.7 67.4 74.6
  1. * The gamma distributions were shifted upward to the level of the per capita data.
  2. ** Based on four drinking categories: > 0 - 30 g/day; > 30 - 60 g/day; > 60 - 90 g/day; > 90 g/day.