TABLE 2

Regression coefficients from the linear dose-response meta-analyses of alcohol dosage in grammes per day of ethanol (versus no alcohol use) as a risk factor for tuberculosis

Main analysisSensitivity analysis#
Number of studiesBeta (95% CI)Number of studiesBeta (95% CI)
41.02 (1.00–1.03)51.03 (1.01–1.05)

#: includes studies with unclear temporal relationships between exposure and outcome.