Table 1-1. Percent distribution of drinking status1 in the past year, by sex and age group, according to selected respondent characteristics, United States, 2001–2002.

Respondent characteristics

Both sexes/
ages 18 and older

Sex

Age group

Estimate

S.E.

Male

Female

18–24 years

25–44 years

45–64 years

65 years and older

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Total

                           

Current drinker

65.44

0.59

71.82

0.59

59.57

0.77

70.79

1.04

72.93

0.71

64.28

0.72

45.07

0.88

Former drinker

17.28

0.36

16.61

0.43

17.91

0.43

7.56

0.49

13.35

0.44

20.53

0.56

28.47

0.69

Lifetime abstainer

17.28

0.62

11.57

0.50

22.53

0.86

21.64

0.98

13.73

0.67

15.19

0.74

26.45

0.86

Race/Ethnicity

                           

White, Not Hispanic or Latino

                           

Current drinker

69.51

0.67

74.27

0.73

65.10

0.79

77.05

1.31

78.52

0.80

68.95

0.82

48.29

1.00

Former drinker

17.09

0.40

16.52

0.52

17.61

0.48

6.24

0.58

12.78

0.56

19.39

0.63

28.04

0.72

Lifetime abstainer

13.40

0.51

9.20

0.46

17.29

0.70

16.71

1.10

8.70

0.53

11.67

0.60

23.67

0.87

Black, Not Hispanic or Latino

                           

Current drinker

53.23

0.85

62.62

1.25

45.92

1.01

60.10

1.90

61.20

1.30

49.63

1.52

23.43

1.40

Former drinker

22.10

0.67

21.05

1.03

22.92

0.71

9.06

1.26

17.48

0.79

29.26

1.19

38.97

1.90

Lifetime abstainer

24.67

0.89

16.33

1.12

31.16

1.07

30.85

1.94

21.31

1.19

21.11

1.28

37.60

1.93

American Indian/Alaska Native, Not Hispanic or Latino

                           

Current drinker

58.24

2.64

65.48

3.50

51.66

3.23

70.66

6.39

65.78

4.09

53.27

3.99

37.93

5.07

Former drinker

24.61

1.90

23.54

3.04

25.59

2.55

#7.16

3.59

20.71

2.90

33.13

3.71

29.02

4.70

Lifetime abstainer

17.14

2.33

10.98

2.53

22.75

3.03

22.19

5.83

13.51

2.80

13.60

2.82

33.04

5.63

Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Not Hispanic or Latino

                           

Current drinker

48.36

2.07

61.51

2.58

36.11

2.67

59.06

4.34

52.54

2.33

40.84

3.29

32.70

4.28

Former drinker

12.52

1.41

11.20

1.71

13.75

1.92

6.81

1.72

11.33

1.66

15.28

3.05

19.59

3.81

Lifetime abstainer

39.12

2.23

27.29

2.22

50.14

2.94

34.13

4.70

36.14

2.47

43.88

4.18

47.72

5.58

Hispanic or Latino

                           

Current drinker

59.93

0.92

69.99

1.20

49.52

1.51

60.42

1.79

65.68

1.09

54.35

1.74

36.63

1.96

Former drinker

14.35

0.60

14.20

0.85

14.50

0.80

11.38

1.09

12.11

0.85

18.96

1.47

23.62

2.37

Lifetime abstainer

25.72

0.99

15.81

1.15

35.98

1.60

28.21

1.61

22.21

1.02

26.69

1.84

39.75

2.55

Marital Status

                           

Married

                           

Current drinker

65.59

0.67

70.99

0.76

60.16

0.86

62.93

2.24

71.62

0.84

64.95

0.84

51.41

1.07

Former drinker

18.18

0.45

18.20

0.59

18.16

0.53

12.87

1.31

14.18

0.54

19.80

0.65

26.36

0.95

Lifetime abstainer

16.24

0.66

10.81

0.58

21.68

0.92

24.20

1.88

14.20

0.77

15.25

0.81

22.23

0.96

Living with someone as if married

                           

Current drinker

78.48

1.61

81.92

1.83

74.99

2.37

78.88

2.75

81.53

2.03

70.08

3.56

69.30

7.69

Former drinker

11.78

1.16

13.35

1.66

10.19

1.42

8.33

1.76

9.36

1.37

21.42

3.41

25.01

6.98

Lifetime abstainer

9.74

1.16

4.73

0.99

14.81

1.79

12.79

2.17

9.11

1.39

8.50

2.02

#5.69

3.57

Widowed

                           

Current drinker

37.99

1.19

50.23

2.35

35.29

1.24

72.16

5.20

52.80

2.33

33.19

1.23

Former drinker

30.32

0.96

35.14

2.16

29.25

1.06

13.04

3.45

26.82

2.05

31.75

1.09

Lifetime abstainer

31.70

1.23

14.63

1.64

35.46

1.35

14.80

4.05

20.38

1.73

35.06

1.40

Divorced

                           

Current drinker

68.95

0.82

76.15

1.01

63.79

1.15

77.57

6.33

77.08

1.34

67.49

1.04

49.01

2.00

Former drinker

19.64

0.68

17.55

0.92

21.13

0.94

#7.77

3.29

13.68

1.16

21.61

1.03

31.18

1.98

Lifetime abstainer

11.41

0.65

6.30

0.63

15.08

0.87

#14.66

5.31

9.24

0.86

10.90

0.86

19.81

1.76

Separated

                           

Current drinker

64.29

1.84

74.59

2.45

58.06

2.49

81.41

4.85

70.83

2.03

56.36

3.21

41.94

4.93

Former drinker

18.78

1.47

18.01

2.27

19.25

1.88

#7.99

3.38

14.20

1.79

24.00

2.86

35.05

4.39

Lifetime abstainer

16.93

1.66

7.41

1.42

22.69

2.35

#10.60

3.89

14.97

1.57

19.64

3.27

23.01

4.14

Never married

                           

Current drinker

70.12

0.83

73.08

1.01

66.58

1.15

71.74

1.07

73.51

1.11

58.56

1.75

40.09

2.65

Former drinker

10.48

0.43

10.72

0.60

10.20

0.51

6.29

0.51

11.53

0.78

20.78

1.24

26.92

2.47

Lifetime abstainer

19.39

0.76

16.21

0.86

23.21

1.08

21.97

1.01

14.96

0.91

20.67

1.54

33.00

2.54

Ever Had Children

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

63.46

0.60

71.17

0.64

57.13

0.82

67.18

1.66

71.23

0.79

64.67

0.75

45.61

0.92

Former drinker

19.57

0.40

18.91

0.54

20.11

0.45

11.93

0.99

14.84

0.50

20.46

0.61

28.49

0.71

Lifetime abstainer

16.97

0.64

9.92

0.50

22.76

0.88

20.89

1.47

13.93

0.73

14.87

0.77

25.90

0.87

No

                           

Current drinker

70.54

0.79

73.19

0.91

67.27

1.03

71.78

1.12

76.97

0.94

61.87

1.44

40.44

1.84

Former drinker

11.40

0.42

11.78

0.54

10.92

0.56

6.37

0.50

9.79

0.66

21.02

1.03

28.32

1.75

Lifetime abstainer

18.06

0.74

15.04

0.77

21.80

1.03

21.85

1.02

13.24

0.82

17.11

1.15

31.25

1.84

Children Ages Under 13 Living in Household

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

68.77

0.84

74.77

0.83

63.87

1.23

63.21

1.72

71.68

0.88

63.66

1.55

34.19

5.22

Former drinker

15.15

0.48

14.69

0.68

15.53

0.55

10.98

0.98

14.31

0.53

20.99

1.36

27.20

4.41

Lifetime abstainer

16.07

0.87

10.54

0.65

20.60

1.28

25.81

1.65

14.01

0.83

15.35

1.28

38.60

4.87

No

                           

Current drinker

64.03

0.62

70.68

0.68

57.59

0.77

73.67

1.12

74.35

0.85

64.38

0.73

45.45

0.89

Former drinker

18.19

0.40

17.35

0.49

19.00

0.50

6.27

0.54

12.25

0.58

20.46

0.57

28.51

0.69

Lifetime abstainer

17.79

0.62

11.97

0.54

23.41

0.81

20.06

0.97

13.40

0.72

15.16

0.75

26.04

0.86

Education

                           

11 years or less

                           

Current drinker

46.36

0.79

58.28

1.14

34.98

1.14

61.37

2.21

57.75

1.60

45.18

1.37

27.95

1.16

Former drinker

25.18

0.87

25.62

1.05

24.75

1.19

9.31

1.03

18.94

1.32

29.75

1.66

35.53

1.23

Lifetime abstainer

28.47

1.00

16.11

0.85

40.27

1.56

29.31

1.98

23.31

1.45

25.07

1.57

36.53

1.33

12 years

                           

Current drinker

60.89

0.73

68.16

0.91

54.45

0.93

68.64

1.49

68.97

1.13

58.36

1.12

43.81

1.17

Former drinker

20.32

0.54

19.99

0.70

20.62

0.72

8.74

0.79

16.61

0.79

24.52

0.94

29.42

1.01

Lifetime abstainer

18.79

0.69

11.85

0.67

24.93

0.95

22.63

1.38

14.42

0.88

17.12

0.95

26.77

1.14

13–15 years

                           

Current drinker

70.90

0.71

75.39

0.79

67.08

0.91

74.66

1.35

75.26

0.90

68.26

1.05

55.77

1.53

Former drinker

15.17

0.43

14.29

0.61

15.92

0.51

6.53

0.73

13.14

0.64

19.71

0.81

24.43

1.32

Lifetime abstainer

13.93

0.62

10.31

0.63

17.00

0.79

18.81

1.19

11.60

0.76

12.03

0.72

19.80

1.13

16 or more years

                           

Current drinker

76.18

0.69

80.09

0.86

72.15

0.84

79.70

2.19

79.98

0.85

74.87

0.98

62.66

1.69

Former drinker

11.30

0.43

10.02

0.51

12.62

0.59

4.49

1.02

8.47

0.51

13.25

0.68

19.91

1.39

Lifetime abstainer

12.52

0.66

9.89

0.72

15.23

0.85

15.81

1.97

11.56

0.76

11.88

0.92

17.43

1.36

Currently Employed Full Time

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

73.79

0.64

76.58

0.66

69.93

0.90

77.55

1.26

76.36

0.71

69.69

0.86

55.56

3.15

Former drinker

13.51

0.36

13.49

0.45

13.53

0.47

7.20

0.68

12.01

0.43

17.28

0.63

22.18

2.39

Lifetime abstainer

12.70

0.59

9.93

0.52

16.54

0.87

15.25

1.06

11.63

0.62

13.03

0.79

22.27

2.45

No

                           

Current drinker

55.83

0.64

63.05

0.81

51.74

0.82

65.30

1.33

64.74

1.11

56.01

0.89

44.46

0.88

Former drinker

21.63

0.51

22.36

0.71

21.21

0.59

7.86

0.65

16.54

0.80

25.52

0.85

28.84

0.70

Lifetime abstainer

22.54

0.74

14.59

0.66

27.05

0.94

26.84

1.33

18.72

0.98

18.48

0.94

26.70

0.88

Family Annual Income

                           

$0 to $19,999

                           

Current drinker

52.33

0.63

61.88

1.05

45.93

0.88

69.90

1.50

61.86

1.22

47.80

1.14

31.83

1.04

Former drinker

22.06

0.58

21.22

0.93

22.62

0.65

7.17

0.70

16.85

0.96

30.45

1.15

32.83

0.99

Lifetime abstainer

25.61

0.75

16.90

0.90

31.45

1.00

22.93

1.37

21.29

1.09

21.75

1.12

35.34

1.13

$20,000 to $34,999

                           

Current drinker

61.05

0.73

67.72

0.90

54.90

1.05

71.61

1.83

68.06

1.01

56.42

1.33

47.22

1.37

Former drinker

20.32

0.55

20.34

0.78

20.30

0.70

9.20

0.97

15.94

0.82

24.71

1.11

29.98

1.28

Lifetime abstainer

18.63

0.73

11.94

0.70

24.79

1.04

19.19

1.54

16.00

0.84

18.87

1.27

22.80

1.31

$35,000 to $59,999

                           

Current drinker

67.64

0.73

72.37

0.91

62.91

1.00

71.28

1.74

73.05

1.02

63.39

1.11

57.36

1.48

Former drinker

16.81

0.53

16.96

0.66

16.66

0.75

6.37

0.88

14.16

0.67

21.50

1.01

21.97

1.24

Lifetime abstainer

15.55

0.75

10.67

0.71

20.43

1.09

22.34

1.66

12.79

0.87

15.11

1.13

20.66

1.33

$60,000 or more

                           

Current drinker

76.41

0.78

79.60

0.90

72.93

0.96

71.37

2.20

80.50

0.88

75.20

0.97

61.82

2.25

Former drinker

12.10

0.44

11.46

0.59

12.81

0.60

7.88

1.18

9.72

0.53

13.91

0.73

22.21

1.81

Lifetime abstainer

11.48

0.68

8.94

0.66

14.26

0.93

20.75

1.87

9.78

0.81

10.89

0.77

15.97

1.71

Current/Most Recent Occupation

                           

Executive, administrative, and managerial

                           

Current drinker

76.52

0.92

78.76

1.11

73.96

1.26

79.31

3.08

80.20

1.12

74.55

1.33

63.32

2.64

Former drinker

12.60

0.63

12.10

0.76

13.16

0.87

4.32

1.26

10.41

0.80

13.94

1.03

24.32

2.36

Lifetime abstainer

10.88

0.69

9.14

0.83

12.88

1.02

16.37

3.00

9.39

0.83

11.50

1.00

12.37

1.63

Professional specialty

                           

Current drinker

76.37

0.78

79.30

1.14

74.27

0.89

79.82

2.21

79.50

1.02

74.02

1.25

62.38

2.64

Former drinker

12.25

0.62

11.60

0.90

12.72

0.69

4.02

0.91

10.09

0.71

15.10

1.06

21.64

2.27

Lifetime abstainer

11.38

0.72

9.10

0.90

13.01

0.86

16.17

2.10

10.42

0.79

10.87

1.01

15.97

1.95

Technical and related support

                           

Current drinker

73.08

1.26

76.27

1.56

67.95

1.54

74.40

2.98

77.46

1.63

69.15

2.01

57.44

4.17

Former drinker

14.14

0.79

13.33

1.04

15.42

1.21

6.37

1.69

12.06

1.01

18.13

1.59

23.39

3.47

Lifetime abstainer

12.79

0.98

10.39

1.11

16.63

1.37

19.22

2.44

10.48

1.37

12.72

1.46

19.17

3.29

Sales

                           

Current drinker

68.54

1.07

74.74

1.50

63.77

1.39

71.54

1.86

72.66

1.64

65.74

1.92

48.77

3.18

Former drinker

14.93

0.77

14.19

1.19

15.49

0.96

7.70

1.24

12.30

1.08

22.24

1.86

26.25

2.65

Lifetime abstainer

16.54

0.91

11.07

1.12

20.73

1.27

20.76

1.67

15.03

1.39

12.02

1.60

24.98

2.64

Administrative support, including clerical

                           

Current drinker

67.60

1.12

71.83

2.62

66.74

1.23

73.36

2.72

71.45

1.72

65.30

1.90

52.53

2.70

Former drinker

16.15

0.79

15.11

1.96

16.36

0.86

9.57

1.90

13.80

1.35

19.39

1.44

24.41

2.26

Lifetime abstainer

16.26

1.04

13.06

1.99

16.91

1.14

17.06

2.28

14.75

1.48

15.31

1.47

23.06

2.13

Private household

                           

Current drinker

47.68

2.90

71.30

9.07

45.07

2.92

72.37

7.31

49.35

5.81

45.41

4.95

27.62

6.60

Former drinker

21.55

2.60

#13.02

6.08

22.49

2.75

#1.97

1.37

18.62

4.27

28.46

4.52

30.17

5.73

Lifetime abstainer

30.77

3.05

#15.68

6.94

32.44

3.11

25.66

7.24

32.04

6.21

26.14

4.57

42.21

6.69

Protective services

                           

Current drinker

75.40

2.14

78.71

2.40

63.35

5.13

72.77

6.25

79.20

2.74

70.38

4.46

70.57

6.48

Former drinker

12.96

1.71

11.01

1.81

20.07

4.41

#3.20

1.72

11.04

2.09

19.86

4.33

16.72

4.64

Lifetime abstainer

11.63

1.68

10.28

1.88

16.58

3.60

24.04

6.08

9.76

2.14

9.76

2.25

#12.71

5.30

Other services, except protective and household

                           

Current drinker

62.19

1.08

68.46

1.43

57.80

1.29

70.88

1.92

66.54

1.46

56.61

1.72

37.96

2.55

Former drinker

18.33

0.76

16.52

1.14

19.59

0.92

8.47

0.96

16.09

1.10

25.45

1.43

31.54

2.17

Lifetime abstainer

19.48

0.98

15.01

1.03

22.60

1.27

20.65

1.81

17.37

1.26

17.94

1.57

30.51

2.35

Farming, forestry, and fishing

                           

Current drinker

57.29

2.38

63.62

2.77

39.79

4.26

73.13

5.52

63.75

3.68

63.34

4.59

30.20

3.83

Former drinker

21.12

1.71

20.09

1.90

23.95

3.91

#6.05

2.67

15.82

3.00

19.92

3.00

38.61

4.03

Lifetime abstainer

21.59

1.97

16.29

2.11

36.25

4.15

20.82

5.05

20.44

3.13

16.74

3.72

31.19

3.76

Precision production, craft, and repair

                           

Current drinker

71.47

1.70

74.51

1.81

51.07

3.98

72.21

5.19

78.63

2.06

67.14

3.22

48.66

4.70

Former drinker

18.68

1.38

18.42

1.49

20.44

2.86

#14.66

4.51

14.79

1.84

21.48

2.57

33.81

4.41

Lifetime abstainer

9.84

1.14

7.07

1.10

28.49

3.90

13.13

3.63

6.59

1.21

11.38

2.40

17.54

3.44

Operators, fabricators, and laborers

                           

Current drinker

65.49

1.21

71.11

1.31

49.47

2.20

76.09

2.52

70.73

1.78

58.77

2.28

39.44

3.44

Former drinker

17.64

0.96

17.19

1.09

18.90

1.52

5.50

1.08

14.61

1.49

25.57

1.95

30.60

3.49

Lifetime abstainer

16.87

1.03

11.70

0.99

31.63

2.12

18.41

2.42

14.66

1.36

15.66

1.90

29.96

3.33

Transportation and material moving

                           

Current drinker

74.99

1.52

76.18

1.57

68.55

4.13

79.39

5.10

82.95

2.15

69.67

3.15

51.44

5.63

Former drinker

15.33

1.44

15.50

1.51

14.43

3.17

#9.08

3.60

10.19

1.75

19.88

2.82

29.69

5.59

Lifetime abstainer

9.67

1.07

8.32

1.03

17.03

3.27

#11.53

3.98

6.85

1.36

10.45

1.87

18.87

4.15

Handlers, equipment cleaners, and laborers

                           

Current drinker

66.35

1.78

71.19

1.94

50.51

3.64

70.44

3.91

72.25

2.54

61.13

3.57

40.41

4.86

Former drinker

17.85

1.52

18.06

1.76

17.18

2.95

10.24

2.61

14.98

2.07

23.60

3.45

34.52

5.87

Lifetime abstainer

15.80

1.51

10.75

1.42

32.31

3.78

19.32

3.30

12.77

1.85

15.27

2.97

25.07

4.98

Military

                           

Current drinker

78.25

2.86

78.20

3.43

78.46

7.12

79.88

5.07

76.17

4.41

92.14

3.59

43.50

11.99

Former drinker

12.09

2.37

12.74

2.87

#9.33

3.75

#6.77

3.17

#13.53

4.07

#5.21

3.06

45.27

11.97

Lifetime abstainer

9.65

2.27

9.06

2.28

#12.21

7.24

#13.34

4.61

#10.30

3.53

#2.65

1.69

#11.23

6.41

Born in the United States

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

67.70

0.60

73.11

0.64

62.78

0.71

74.37

1.00

76.52

0.71

66.40

0.73

45.61

0.93

Former drinker

18.05

0.35

17.31

0.46

18.72

0.41

6.99

0.48

13.84

0.49

21.42

0.53

29.39

0.67

Lifetime abstainer

14.25

0.47

9.58

0.42

18.50

0.61

18.64

0.90

9.63

0.48

12.17

0.53

25.00

0.85

No

                           

Current drinker

52.57

0.83

64.79

1.37

40.54

1.38

51.68

2.16

56.88

1.14

50.17

1.42

40.13

1.82

Former drinker

12.95

0.62

12.79

0.81

13.12

0.99

10.63

1.25

11.13

0.75

14.65

1.40

19.97

1.96

Lifetime abstainer

34.47

0.98

22.43

1.22

46.35

1.52

37.68

2.06

31.99

1.16

35.18

1.77

39.89

2.11

Family Structure Before Age 18

                           

Both biological/adoptive parents in the
household

                           

Current drinker

64.75

0.65

71.32

0.71

58.62

0.85

69.40

1.35

72.20

0.84

65.49

0.75

45.67

0.91

Former drinker

17.25

0.40

16.89

0.50

17.59

0.47

7.21

0.60

13.04

0.53

19.29

0.61

27.85

0.72

Lifetime abstainer

18.00

0.68

11.79

0.57

23.79

0.93

23.40

1.22

14.75

0.78

15.22

0.78

26.48

0.89

Only biological mother in the household (father never present)

                           

Current drinker

63.22

1.03

71.37

1.28

56.47

1.34

71.31

1.94

70.86

1.31

55.53

1.94

37.79

2.66

Former drinker

18.68

0.83

16.57

1.08

20.43

1.13

8.41

1.24

14.51

1.01

26.71

1.77

33.13

2.34

Lifetime abstainer

18.10

0.96

12.06

0.95

23.10

1.36

20.29

1.76

14.62

1.09

17.75

1.71

29.08

2.29

Biological/adoptive parents divorced or no longer living together

                           

Current drinker

73.17

0.74

77.51

0.92

69.15

1.01

76.16

1.43

79.10

0.96

66.78

1.57

48.75

2.44

Former drinker

16.46

0.61

15.24

0.86

17.60

0.78

7.49

0.87

14.07

0.79

25.02

1.41

29.60

2.19

Lifetime abstainer

10.36

0.53

7.25

0.60

13.25

0.72

16.35

1.31

6.83

0.58

8.19

0.80

21.65

1.89

Raised by relatives, by foster parents or in an institution

                           

Current drinker

39.57

1.74

46.17

2.95

33.85

2.32

34.05

6.48

47.33

3.19

36.73

3.54

32.52

3.89

Former drinker

18.50

1.48

17.52

1.96

19.35

2.14

15.30

4.40

10.45

1.69

19.73

2.73

33.03

3.70

Lifetime abstainer

41.93

1.86

36.31

2.98

46.80

2.68

50.65

7.34

42.22

3.36

43.54

3.54

34.45

4.43

Self-Perceived Current Health

                           

Excellent/Very good

                           

Current drinker

72.02

0.63

76.53

0.68

67.60

0.80

70.11

1.12

75.64

0.75

71.90

0.89

58.03

1.26

Former drinker

12.87

0.36

12.09

0.44

13.64

0.46

7.41

0.54

11.41

0.42

15.35

0.64

21.75

0.90

Lifetime abstainer

15.11

0.62

11.38

0.58

18.76

0.84

22.47

1.04

12.96

0.68

12.75

0.77

20.22

1.03

Good

                           

Current drinker

62.28

0.73

69.92

0.95

55.65

1.02

76.50

1.76

69.08

1.18

60.63

1.12

47.25

1.30

Former drinker

19.79

0.56

19.54

0.80

20.01

0.69

6.59

0.97

16.52

0.87

22.58

1.01

27.03

1.12

Lifetime abstainer

17.93

0.79

10.55

0.72

24.34

1.10

16.90

1.60

14.40

1.01

16.79

1.06

25.72

1.23

Fair/Poor

                           

Current drinker

45.86

0.83

55.84

1.21

38.11

0.95

67.27

3.40

63.46

1.78

48.03

1.26

29.06

1.15

Former drinker

31.52

0.79

32.74

1.14

30.57

0.97

12.58

2.59

22.47

1.73

33.86

1.22

37.47

1.21

Lifetime abstainer

22.62

0.83

11.43

0.71

31.32

1.14

20.15

2.79

14.07

1.23

18.11

1.04

33.47

1.34

Currently Covered by Health Insurance

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

66.01

0.58

71.88

0.62

60.80

0.72

72.68

1.08

74.53

0.69

66.37

0.71

45.42

0.88

Former drinker

17.83

0.38

17.53

0.49

18.11

0.44

7.70

0.61

13.19

0.47

20.03

0.58

28.53

0.69

Lifetime abstainer

16.15

0.53

10.59

0.46

21.10

0.71

19.62

1.01

12.27

0.58

13.60

0.59

26.05

0.85

No

                           

Current drinker

62.99

1.02

71.60

1.10

53.82

1.51

67.56

1.58

67.15

1.25

53.99

1.48

26.32

3.96

Former drinker

14.94

0.58

13.03

0.74

16.98

0.85

7.33

0.77

13.91

0.76

23.03

1.18

25.42

4.50

Lifetime abstainer

22.07

1.15

15.37

0.91

29.20

1.80

25.11

1.42

18.95

1.28

22.98

1.81

48.26

5.88

Smoked Any Cigarettes in the Past Year

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

78.26

0.59

81.04

0.76

75.03

0.83

90.19

0.98

82.97

0.79

70.67

1.01

53.65

2.02

Former drinker

15.69

0.51

14.48

0.71

17.08

0.68

4.17

0.60

12.44

0.70

23.15

0.97

30.72

1.79

Lifetime abstainer

6.06

0.37

4.48

0.43

7.89

0.51

5.64

0.82

4.58

0.45

6.18

0.60

15.63

1.40

No

                           

Current drinker

61.33

0.67

68.38

0.72

55.30

0.82

61.94

1.25

69.09

0.82

62.25

0.83

44.03

0.93

Former drinker

17.80

0.40

17.41

0.48

18.13

0.48

9.11

0.65

13.69

0.46

19.70

0.60

28.20

0.71

Lifetime abstainer

20.88

0.71

14.22

0.59

26.56

0.94

28.95

1.21

17.21

0.79

18.05

0.85

27.77

0.90

Smoked 100 or More Cigarettes in Life

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

73.69

0.52

75.53

0.63

71.48

0.74

89.08

0.96

81.18

0.75

70.88

0.80

55.96

1.07

Former drinker

20.14

0.46

19.91

0.59

20.41

0.61

5.51

0.66

14.58

0.65

23.33

0.75

32.89

0.95

Lifetime abstainer

6.17

0.29

4.56

0.29

8.11

0.46

5.40

0.75

4.23

0.38

5.78

0.42

11.15

0.65

No

                           

Current drinker

59.04

0.76

68.16

0.87

52.23

0.89

60.96

1.28

67.70

0.87

57.47

1.03

34.63

1.04

Former drinker

15.08

0.38

13.35

0.49

16.36

0.47

8.66

0.64

12.57

0.46

17.65

0.67

24.23

0.86

Lifetime abstainer

25.88

0.80

18.49

0.76

31.41

1.01

30.37

1.22

19.74

0.86

24.88

1.07

41.14

1.23

Any Depression in the Past Year

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

70.03

1.12

73.88

1.82

68.14

1.35

81.84

2.04

76.51

1.58

60.21

2.15

39.05

4.07

Former drinker

19.22

0.93

19.44

1.64

19.12

1.09

4.52

0.95

15.64

1.38

30.16

1.98

35.78

3.56

Lifetime abstainer

10.74

0.76

6.68

1.08

12.75

0.98

13.65

1.90

7.86

0.92

9.64

1.18

25.17

3.83

No

                           

Current drinker

65.09

0.61

71.72

0.61

58.71

0.80

69.44

1.10

72.63

0.76

64.59

0.74

45.26

0.87

Former drinker

17.14

0.37

16.47

0.45

17.79

0.45

7.94

0.53

13.16

0.45

19.81

0.57

28.25

0.70

Lifetime abstainer

17.77

0.65

11.82

0.51

23.51

0.91

22.63

1.03

14.21

0.72

15.60

0.76

26.49

0.86

Any Depression in Life

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

71.02

0.79

75.10

1.10

68.89

0.95

78.65

1.66

77.52

1.04

66.12

1.34

46.87

2.05

Former drinker

18.64

0.64

18.00

1.02

18.98

0.73

6.13

0.85

14.56

0.87

25.37

1.15

31.31

1.91

Lifetime abstainer

10.34

0.52

6.90

0.70

12.13

0.67

15.23

1.56

7.92

0.62

8.51

0.78

21.82

2.13

No

                           

Current drinker

64.33

0.64

71.38

0.63

57.10

0.86

69.11

1.16

71.94

0.79

63.86

0.80

44.90

0.90

Former drinker

17.02

0.39

16.42

0.46

17.62

0.49

7.87

0.54

13.09

0.46

19.42

0.63

28.20

0.74

Lifetime abstainer

18.65

0.69

12.19

0.54

25.27

0.98

23.02

1.08

14.97

0.76

16.72

0.85

26.90

0.88

Age Started Drinking

                           

14 years or younger

                           

Current drinker

74.57

1.16

75.24

1.36

73.45

1.76

86.86

2.09

79.37

1.43

65.27

2.31

53.00

3.62

Former drinker

25.43

1.16

24.76

1.36

26.55

1.76

13.14

2.09

20.63

1.43

34.73

2.31

47.00

3.62

Lifetime abstainer

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

15 to 17 years

                           

Current drinker

80.91

0.61

81.12

0.76

80.61

0.84

89.43

1.08

84.20

0.88

74.04

1.10

62.13

2.10

Former drinker

19.09

0.61

18.88

0.76

19.39

0.84

10.57

1.08

15.80

0.88

25.96

1.10

37.87

2.10

Lifetime abstainer

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

18 to 20 years

                           

Current drinker

80.14

0.58

82.68

0.71

77.17

0.77

91.88

0.84

85.10

0.76

78.11

0.92

60.17

1.35

Former drinker

19.86

0.58

17.32

0.71

22.83

0.77

8.12

0.84

14.90

0.76

21.89

0.92

39.83

1.35

Lifetime abstainer

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

21 years or older

                           

Current drinker

78.88

0.57

82.84

0.85

76.44

0.65

94.02

1.17

86.60

0.74

76.85

0.89

64.78

1.21

Former drinker

21.12

0.57

17.16

0.85

23.56

0.65

5.98

1.17

13.40

0.74

23.15

0.89

35.22

1.21

Lifetime abstainer

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Family History of Alcoholism

                           

None

                           

Current drinker

61.14

0.74

69.69

0.84

52.60

0.97

63.97

1.42

68.73

1.00

61.51

0.94

43.99

1.03

Former drinker

15.97

0.47

15.08

0.57

16.86

0.62

7.85

0.66

12.05

0.57

17.67

0.76

26.39

0.82

Lifetime abstainer

22.88

0.86

15.23

0.73

30.54

1.18

28.18

1.32

19.22

0.98

20.82

1.14

29.62

1.00

2nd degree relatives only

                           

Current drinker

73.09

0.77

78.26

0.91

68.07

1.05

76.44

1.59

78.36

0.95

71.15

1.36

48.09

2.21

Former drinker

14.34

0.52

13.29

0.75

15.37

0.69

6.00

0.73

11.97

0.76

18.23

1.06

29.79

1.95

Lifetime abstainer

12.56

0.59

8.45

0.62

16.57

0.87

17.56

1.35

9.66

0.68

10.62

0.96

22.13

1.73

1st degree relatives only

                           

Current drinker

62.15

0.94

68.76

1.23

56.52

1.29

75.77

2.53

72.85

1.67

62.12

1.38

43.92

1.52

Former drinker

21.59

0.73

20.90

1.01

22.19

0.97

6.50

1.28

14.07

1.10

24.78

1.17

31.08

1.44

Lifetime abstainer

16.25

0.75

10.34

0.84

21.30

1.03

17.73

2.20

13.08

1.20

13.11

0.96

25.01

1.51

Both 1st and 2nd degree relatives

                           

Current drinker

70.70

0.71

73.13

0.96

68.87

0.93

78.03

1.53

76.44

0.99

66.49

1.21

49.36

2.14

Former drinker

20.15

0.59

21.12

0.90

19.42

0.72

9.26

1.03

16.83

0.84

24.94

1.08

33.00

1.81

Lifetime abstainer

9.14

0.49

5.75

0.53

11.71

0.67

12.71

1.28

6.73

0.54

8.57

0.67

17.64

1.54

Any Parent Alcoholic

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

70.63

0.74

72.99

1.04

68.78

0.95

79.13

1.42

75.97

1.06

66.38

1.19

47.19

2.13

Former drinker

19.66

0.60

20.17

0.97

19.26

0.74

8.24

0.91

16.22

0.86

25.05

1.14

34.01

1.97

Lifetime abstainer

9.71

0.48

6.84

0.56

11.96

0.65

12.62

1.22

7.81

0.56

8.57

0.64

18.80

1.70

No

                           

Current drinker

64.03

0.64

71.54

0.69

56.81

0.82

68.34

1.17

71.99

0.80

63.65

0.80

44.79

0.91

Former drinker

16.64

0.38

15.74

0.47

17.50

0.47

7.36

0.55

12.47

0.48

19.18

0.58

27.74

0.71

Lifetime abstainer

19.33

0.69

12.72

0.56

25.68

0.96

24.30

1.08

15.55

0.78

17.17

0.86

27.47

0.88

Married to Alcoholic/Lived with Alcoholic as
Married

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

66.13

0.93

69.84

1.78

65.04

1.04

86.85

3.63

75.05

1.38

63.80

1.28

42.55

2.14

Former drinker

25.27

0.84

27.56

1.67

24.60

0.94

#9.31

3.32

19.82

1.24

27.63

1.14

37.76

2.03

Lifetime abstainer

8.60

0.53

2.60

0.60

10.36

0.65

#3.85

1.85

5.13

0.62

8.57

0.82

19.69

1.62

No

                           

Current drinker

65.36

0.63

71.93

0.62

58.57

0.84

70.36

1.06

72.67

0.77

64.36

0.77

45.33

0.91

Former drinker

16.36

0.36

16.04

0.43

16.69

0.46

7.52

0.48

12.57

0.44

19.40

0.59

27.53

0.72

Lifetime abstainer

18.28

0.65

12.03

0.52

24.74

0.92

22.12

1.00

14.76

0.71

16.24

0.80

27.14

0.89

Any Alcohol Treatment in the Past Year

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

58.10

2.49

59.18

3.00

55.44

4.01

93.31

3.29

63.37

3.56

40.66

3.98

30.13

7.86

Former drinker

41.90

2.49

40.82

3.00

44.56

4.01

#6.69

3.29

36.63

3.56

59.34

3.98

69.87

7.86

Lifetime abstainer

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

No

                           

Current drinker

65.54

0.59

72.09

0.61

59.60

0.77

70.46

1.06

73.09

0.72

64.64

0.72

45.14

0.88

Former drinker

16.94

0.37

16.10

0.44

17.70

0.44

7.58

0.49

12.95

0.45

19.95

0.57

28.28

0.69

Lifetime abstainer

17.52

0.63

11.81

0.51

22.70

0.86

21.96

0.99

13.96

0.68

15.41

0.75

26.58

0.87

Any Alcohol Treatment in Life

                           

Yes

                           

Current drinker

65.05

1.44

65.06

1.66

65.03

2.48

92.20

2.74

72.38

1.94

54.23

2.48

37.90

4.30

Former drinker

34.95

1.44

34.94

1.66

34.97

2.48

#7.80

2.74

27.62

1.94

45.77

2.48

62.10

4.30

Lifetime abstainer

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

No

                           

Current drinker

65.46

0.61

72.31

0.63

59.44

0.78

70.11

1.07

72.96

0.74

64.84

0.75

45.21

0.88

Former drinker

16.48

0.37

15.30

0.44

17.51

0.44

7.56

0.50

12.58

0.45

19.13

0.56

27.84

0.68

Lifetime abstainer

18.06

0.65

12.39

0.53

23.05

0.87

22.34

1.00

14.46

0.70

16.03

0.77

26.95

0.87

Fewer than 10 respondents in the denominator.

#Relative standard error >0.3.

1Current drinker: 1 or more drinks in the past year. Former drinker: at least 1 drink in life, but not in the past year.Lifetime abstainer: never had 1 or more drinks in life.


SOURCE: NIAAA 2001–2002 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.

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