Alcohol consumption and risk of incident human immunodeficiency virus infection: a meta-analysis

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Baliunas, Dolly, Rehm, Jürgen, Irving, Hyacinth and Shuper, Paul. 2010. "Alcohol consumption and risk of incident human immunodeficiency virus infection: a meta-analysis." International Journal of Public Health. 55 (3), pp. 159-166. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00038-009-0095-x
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Alcohol consumption and risk of incident human immunodeficiency virus infection: a meta-analysis

ERA Journal ID13798
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsBaliunas, Dolly, Rehm, Jürgen, Irving, Hyacinth and Shuper, Paul
Journal TitleInternational Journal of Public Health
Journal Citation55 (3), pp. 159-166
Number of Pages8
Year2010
PublisherFrontiers Research Foundation
ISSN0303-8408
1661-8556
1661-8564
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1007/s00038-009-0095-x
Web Address (URL)https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00038-009-0095-x
Abstract

Objective
To analyze the relationship between alcohol consumption and incident HIV infection.

Methods
Articles were identified via electronic and hand searches. Inclusion criteria were: incident HIV infection, preceding alcohol consumption, and association relating the two. The DerSimonian and Laird random effects model was used. For studies with more than one estimate of a given type, estimates were combined using the inverse variance weighted method. Publication bias was assessed using Begg’s and Egger’s tests. Heterogeneity was assessed using Q and I 2 statistics.

Results
Ten studies were included. Overall alcohol consumption (any of the three types identified) increased the risk of HIV (RR 1.98, 95% CI 1.59–2.47). Alcohol consumers were at 77% higher risk (RR 1.77, 95% CI 1.43–2.19). Those consuming alcohol prior to, or at the time of, sexual relations were at an 87% increased risk (RR 1.87, 95% CI 1.39–2.50). For binge drinkers, the risk was double that of non-binge drinkers (RR 2.20, 95% CI 1.29–3.74).

Conclusions
Alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of incident HIV infection. Additional research is required to further investigate a possible causal role.

KeywordsAlcohol ; HIV ; Incidence ; Meta-analysis
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020420201. Behavioural epidemiology
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Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Toronto, Canada
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
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