Table 2-1. Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex and age group, according to drinking status1 in the past year, United States, 2001–2002.

Drinking status and
health conditions

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

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

15.80

0.79

17.42

1.27

14.31

0.92

#0.06

0.06

2.07

0.43

15.46

1.45

62.60

3.38

High blood pressure or hypertension

185.24

3.86

171.30

4.56

198.07

4.25

29.47

3.03

71.11

3.54

260.56

5.24

444.80

6.93

Cirrhosis of the liver

2.15

0.28

3.17

0.52

1.22

0.25

#0.22

0.16

1.43

0.41

3.68

0.66

2.56

0.71

Any other form of liver disease

5.26

0.42

6.31

0.68

4.30

0.44

#2.75

1.06

3.13

0.53

8.73

0.86

5.84

1.04

Chest pain or angina pectoris

37.56

1.47

34.56

1.83

40.32

1.91

11.10

1.45

16.50

1.50

46.08

2.49

93.90

4.14

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

39.31

1.48

29.51

1.64

48.33

2.18

11.03

1.73

21.20

1.78

49.48

2.46

86.77

3.72

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

8.93

0.55

10.73

0.83

7.27

0.64

#0.95

0.45

1.91

0.42

9.82

0.95

30.78

2.21

Any other form of Heart disease

27.25

1.16

27.44

1.71

27.07

1.36

4.76

1.14

7.88

0.91

30.81

1.99

85.76

3.79

Stomach ulcer

23.17

0.96

19.80

1.29

26.27

1.27

16.14

2.06

19.85

1.39

25.39

1.70

32.68

2.33

Gastritis

42.23

1.39

31.45

1.73

52.15

1.95

16.47

2.22

31.20

1.82

52.24

2.38

70.67

3.61

Arthritis

170.37

4.27

129.88

4.36

207.64

5.22

17.37

2.26

65.86

3.39

222.78

6.13

448.03

7.40

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

3.40

0.36

3.30

0.56

3.49

0.46

3.59

0.79

3.03

0.52

4.41

0.70

#2.21

0.83

Any of the above diseases

329.25

6.05

293.78

6.90

361.88

6.57

86.28

5.05

171.75

5.98

437.22

6.91

702.12

7.20

Current drinker

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

10.66

0.83

13.01

1.21

8.06

0.92

0.00

0.00

1.70

0.44

12.37

1.72

54.88

4.53

High blood pressure or hypertension

152.45

3.36

152.43

4.42

152.46

4.13

32.38

3.70

67.82

3.66

237.81

5.55

405.14

9.81

Cirrhosis of the liver

1.69

0.35

2.65

0.63

#0.63

0.24

#0.14

0.15

#1.14

0.46

#2.74

0.84

#2.95

1.08

Any other form of liver disease

4.26

0.49

4.79

0.69

3.67

0.61

#1.89

0.71

3.05

0.65

7.05

1.05

4.41

1.24

Chest pain or angina pectoris

27.46

1.33

27.96

1.73

26.91

1.90

10.71

1.66

14.97

1.68

38.14

2.83

68.76

5.36

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

30.07

1.44

24.77

1.73

35.95

2.02

13.03

2.24

18.29

1.72

41.12

2.72

67.95

5.38

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

4.75

0.43

5.96

0.71

3.40

0.55

#0.83

0.50

1.37

0.39

6.92

1.04

17.11

2.10

Any other form of Heart disease

19.15

1.11

21.58

1.64

16.45

1.32

6.02

1.55

7.08

0.96

24.63

2.07

68.42

5.56

Stomach ulcer

19.29

0.97

16.85

1.27

21.99

1.35

17.45

2.46

18.58

1.47

20.94

1.81

19.84

2.60

Gastritis

37.41

1.58

29.82

1.90

45.83

2.23

17.35

2.46

30.97

2.16

45.10

2.94

67.11

5.36

Arthritis

138.80

3.81

113.86

4.26

166.47

4.89

19.79

2.85

64.53

3.27

202.45

6.60

408.47

9.50

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

3.06

0.45

3.12

0.70

3.01

0.52

#2.91

0.89

2.96

0.64

3.61

0.92

#2.20

1.01

Any of the above diseases

288.80

5.36

270.48

6.68

309.12

6.14

92.07

6.03

167.09

5.98

413.71

7.23

676.59

8.82

Former drinker

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

25.48

1.99

30.05

3.65

21.57

2.25

0.00

0.00

#1.24

0.60

22.41

3.45

62.88

5.96

High blood pressure or hypertension

279.66

6.76

263.81

9.75

293.19

8.50

36.48

9.38

91.48

9.00

309.53

11.09

505.78

11.92

Cirrhosis of the liver

4.60

0.84

6.46

1.65

3.02

0.82

0.00

0.00

#2.03

1.05

8.48

1.91

#3.18

1.19

Any other form of liver disease

9.87

1.37

12.95

2.47

7.24

1.29

#4.29

3.24

#5.04

1.65

16.79

2.59

#7.05

2.46

Chest pain or angina pectoris

65.77

3.82

63.35

5.28

67.83

4.65

#23.23

9.69

21.24

4.12

72.99

6.78

115.86

7.48

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

63.62

3.46

49.09

4.51

76.02

5.09

#6.98

3.23

32.07

4.82

74.18

6.07

97.26

6.98

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

18.74

1.94

24.49

2.82

13.84

2.28

#3.68

3.68

#2.43

1.52

19.32

2.83

39.84

4.89

Any other form of Heart disease

47.77

2.87

49.66

4.73

46.15

3.81

#3.70

2.86

12.24

3.40

45.28

5.07

101.29

6.83

Stomach ulcer

36.37

2.63

33.68

4.12

38.67

3.37

#26.22

10.64

28.04

4.52

37.83

4.43

46.06

4.76

Gastritis

60.70

3.21

45.53

4.56

73.65

4.77

#22.43

11.68

39.93

4.74

69.63

5.57

80.32

7.00

Arthritis

266.46

7.68

217.29

10.26

308.42

9.54

#23.09

8.29

92.47

9.62

292.47

11.92

481.65

13.07

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

5.67

0.93

4.59

1.15

6.59

1.34

#11.20

4.97

5.31

1.54

7.33

1.58

#2.62

1.82

Any of the above diseases

464.89

8.77

428.67

12.22

495.80

10.52

116.84

20.55

226.30

13.02

514.00

12.76

744.50

10.62

Lifetime abstainer

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

25.58

2.31

26.68

4.74

25.06

2.67

#0.27

0.26

#4.89

2.05

19.14

3.53

75.46

7.37

High blood pressure or hypertension

215.01

8.48

155.65

10.66

243.06

9.75

17.51

4.67

68.78

7.33

290.62

13.65

446.77

12.11

Cirrhosis of the liver

#1.46

0.52

#1.67

1.10

#1.36

0.54

#0.54

0.54

#2.33

1.33

#1.19

0.72

#1.25

0.81

Any other form of liver disease

4.44

0.90

#6.21

2.33

3.60

0.72

#5.02

3.58

#1.72

0.72

#4.94

1.58

6.97

2.09

Chest pain or angina pectoris

47.59

3.15

34.22

4.70

53.91

3.79

#8.16

2.67

19.99

4.04

43.31

4.79

113.11

8.15

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

49.98

3.61

30.85

4.39

59.02

4.54

#5.89

2.54

26.07

4.64

51.46

6.26

107.56

7.85

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

14.95

1.72

20.59

3.72

12.29

1.73

#0.38

0.38

#4.25

1.67

9.26

2.21

44.30

5.24

Any other form of Heart disease

37.40

3.16

31.95

4.93

39.97

3.71

#1.01

0.60

#7.90

2.63

37.41

5.84

98.60

8.01

Stomach ulcer

24.70

2.08

18.25

3.34

27.74

2.70

#8.32

2.91

18.63

3.81

27.39

3.97

40.16

4.72

Gastritis

42.02

2.73

21.37

3.44

51.78

3.65

#11.48

4.02

23.96

4.02

58.93

6.19

66.36

5.75

Arthritis

193.83

8.73

103.78

8.42

236.37

10.90

#7.47

2.83

47.02

5.79

214.57

13.12

479.26

15.01

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

2.39

0.58

#2.61

1.05

#2.28

0.69

#3.15

1.70

#1.21

0.70

#3.84

1.20

#1.79

1.10

Any of the above diseases

346.77

11.62

244.77

13.70

394.96

13.33

56.65

9.18

143.46

10.20

432.91

15.83

699.99

14.46

#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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