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Table 1 Demographics and estimated alcohol consumption in alcoholic and control group

From: Effect of metabotropic glutamate receptor 3 genotype on N-acetylaspartate levels and neurocognition in non-smoking, active alcoholics

Variable Alcoholic group Control group
Age 46.0 ± 6.5 46.3 ± 5.8
Education (years) 11.7 ± 3.5 11.9 ± 3.0
Onset age of alcohol dependence 28.5 ± 5.2 NA
Duration of alcohol dependence (years) 17.3 ± 6.2 NA
Estimated average drinks  a  per day in prior month 11 ± 5 0.4 ± 0.2
Estimated drinks in prior month 324 ± 143 11 ± 7
Estimated drinks per day last year 11 ± 5 0.4 ± 0.2
Estimated drinks per month last year 358 ± 153 11 ±7
Estimated lifetime alcohol drinks 85430 ± 57290 3432 ± 1399
  1. NA: Not applicable.
  2.  a  One drink is equivalent to 12 oz beer, 5 oz wine, or 1.5 oz liquor containing approximately 13.6 g of ethanol.