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Table 1 Current and lifetime alcohol intake in control women, by Asian ethnicity, and by nativity

From: Alcohol and breast cancer risk among Asian-American women in Los Angeles County

  Asian ethnicity Nativity Asian ethnicity and nativity
       Japanese Chinese Filipino
  Japanese
n = 510
Chinese
n = 903
Filipino
n = 587
US born
n = 537
Non-US
n = 1,463
US born
n = 378
Non-US
n = 132
US born
n = 131
Non-US
n = 772
US born
n = 28
Non-US
n = 559
Current alcohol (≥ 12 times/year) (12 months before diagnosis/interview)
No (%) 340 (66.7) 705 (78.1) 479 (81.7) 380 (70.8) 1,144 (78.2) 266 (70.4) 74 (56.1) 95 (72.5) 610 (79.0) 19 (67.9) 460 (82.3)
Yes (%) 170 (33.3) 198 (21.9) 108 (18.3) 157 (29.2) 319 (21.8) 112 (29.6) 58 (43.9) 36 (27.5) 162 (21.0) 9 (32.1) 99 (17.7)
P    < 0.0001   0.0005   0.003   0.10   0.54
Adj number of times/yeara 136.9 106.6 120.1 115.7 126.7 127.8 149.8 117.5 108.1 96.8 127.1
P    0.16   0.47   0.71   0.82   0.35
Adj alcohol g/daya 5.1 3.8 4.1 4.2 4.5 4.5 6.0 4.9 3.7 3.7 4.3
P    0.21   0.61   0.41   0.35   0.43
Lifetime alcohol intake (at least once per week for 6 months or 26 times per year)
No (%) 374 (73.3) 779 (86.3) 504 (85.9) 407 (75.8) 1,252 (85.5) 282 (74.6) 92 (69.7) 106 (80.9) 673 (87.2) 19 (67.8) 485 (86.7)
Former (%) 56 (10.4) 36 (4.0) 32 (5.5) 59 (11.0) 72 (4.9) 47 (12.4) 9 (6.8) 8 (6.1) 28 (3.6) 4 (14.3) 31 (5.6)
Current (%) 80 (16.3) 88 (9.7) 51 (8.6) 71 (13.2) 141 (9.6) 49 (13.0) 31 (23.5) 17 (13.0) 71 (9.2) 5 (17.9) 43 (8.1)
P    < 0.0001   < 0.0001   0.007   0.16   0.02
Adj alcohol yearsa 15.5 14.4 11.7 13.6 14.0 14.6 16.7 13.3 14.8 18.7 10.9
    0.17   0.84   0.58   0.32   0.04
Adj alcohol g/daya 5.7 6.1 8.7 7.7 5.9 6.6 4.7 6.4 5.4 10.8 7.6
    0.15   0.21   0.33   0.84   0.62
  1. aAsian ethnicity: Adjustment included age, birthplace, and years of residence in the United States among non-US born, education, and interviewer. Nativity: Adjustment included age, Asian ethnicity, years of residence in the United States among non-US born, education, and interviewer. Asian Ethnicity and Nativity combined: Adjustment included age, years in the US for non-US born, education, and interviewer.