Table 3 Cross-sectional association between alcohol and sleep problems (adjusted for age).

From: The association between alcohol consumption and sleep disorders among older people in the general population

 MENWOMEN
OR95% CIOR95% CI
Sleep duration (<7hours compared to 7 + hours)
No alcohol in the past weeka1 1 
Non-drinkerb1.220.89–1.671.010.74–1.38
1–14 unitsc0.970.79–1.200.810.64–1.04
14–21 units0.920.71–1.200.680.44–1.07
21+ units1.150.90–1.470.390.19–0.81
AUDIT non-case1 1 
AUDIT Case1.080.94–1.240.680.50–0.93
Trouble staying asleep (4 + vs < 4 days per month)
No alcohol in the past week1 1 
Non-drinker1.050.77–1.451.050.77–1.44
1–14 units1.070.87–1.320.920.72–1.18
14–21 units1.230.95–1.590.950.61–1.48
21+ units1.260.98–1.620.960.50–1.82
Audit non-Case1 1 
AUDIT Case1.221.06–1.401.030.76–1.39
Trouble falling asleep (1 + vs 0 days per month)
No alcohol in the past week1 1 
Non-drinker1.150.85–1.570.890.63–1.24
1–14 units1.220.99–1.500.960.73–1.26
14–21 units1.451.13–1.860.670.42–1.05
21+ units1.110.87–1.410.640.33–1.25
AUDIT non-case1 1 
AUDIT Case0.980.85–1.120.850.61–1.17
Wake tired (1 + vs 0 days per month)
No alcohol in the past week1 1 
Non-drinker1.020.75–1.391.000.72–1.38
1–14 units0.950.78–1.170.870.68–1.12
14–21 units1.060.83–1.370.880.56–1.37
21+ units1.020.80–1.300.580.30–1.10
AUDIT non-case1 1 
AUDIT Case1.040.91–1.190.890.65–1.21
Wake several times (4 + vs < 4 days per month)
No alcohol in the past week1 1 
Non-drinker0.900.66–1.230.960.70–1.32
1–14 units1.080.88–1.331.130.88–1.45
14–21 units1.321.02–1.701.130.72–1.77
21+ units1.301.02–1.661.290.66–2.52
AUDIT non-case1 1 
AUDIT Case1.191.04–1.371.230.90–1.69
  1. aExcludes non-drinkers.
  2. bNon-drinker defined as not having a drink in the past year.
  3. c1 unit = 8 grams of alcohol.