“The association between alcohol intake and fecundability during menstrual cycle phases”, by Mohammad Yaser Anwar et al. Human Reproduction journal. doi:10.1093/humrep/deab121
 Odds are different to “chances” or the “probability” of becoming pregnant. Converting odds ratios to “chances” or “probability” is complicated. However, if you want to use them then, still working on the assumption that the average woman has a 25% chance of conceiving per menstrual cycle, moderate or heavy drinking during the luteal phase was associated with a 40% reduced chance of conceiving, and heavy drinking during the ovulatory window was associated with a 54% reduced chance of conceiving.
 If you want to convert these odds ratios to “chances” or “probability” the figures are: each extra day of binge drinking was associated with an approximate 16% reduction in the probability of conceiving during the luteal phase and 35% reduction during the ovulatory phase.
Human Reproduction is a monthly journal of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and is one of the top three journals in the world in the field of reproductive biology, obstetrics and gynaecology. It is published by Oxford Journals, a division of Oxford University Press.
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