Table 2-10. Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex and age group, according to alcoholic beverage preference in the past year, among current drinkers,1 United States, 2001–2002.

Alcoholic beverage preference
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.

Coolers

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

#9.29

4.08

#26.15

16.17

#4.23

2.00

0.00

0.00

#0.91

0.92

#38.84

19.17

#34.92

31.60

High blood pressure or hypertension

115.42

10.53

100.05

20.66

120.05

11.51

#31.93

9.64

76.41

12.23

267.35

32.05

514.93

85.00

Cirrhosis of the liver

#0.20

0.20

0.00

0.00

#0.26

0.26

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

#0.99

0.98

0.00

0.00

Any other form of liver disease

#1.90

1.21

#0.64

0.65

#2.27

1.56

0.00

0.00

#3.29

2.38

#1.17

0.86

0.00

0.00

Chest pain or angina pectoris

18.58

5.05

#19.32

9.44

#18.36

5.96

#2.83

2.82

#17.30

8.34

#40.52

12.37

#32.04

31.47

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

28.49

4.68

#15.42

9.84

32.42

5.07

#3.78

2.35

27.93

7.04

61.95

14.32

#30.24

21.36

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

#2.48

1.03

#2.12

2.12

#2.59

1.18

0.00

0.00

#2.06

1.30

#7.12

3.97

0.00

0.00

Any other form of Heart disease

#10.26

3.15

#21.12

11.43

#6.99

2.19

#4.67

2.79

#2.36

1.40

#33.73

13.95

#36.12

22.33

Stomach ulcer

14.41

3.21

#19.92

7.39

12.75

3.62

#4.85

3.44

#16.45

5.13

#20.62

8.69

#23.13

16.05

Gastritis

42.86

6.55

#48.82

17.51

41.07

6.79

#32.75

11.61

27.42

6.77

86.29

21.24

#103.77

57.65

Arthritis

111.13

10.38

#69.27

21.53

123.71

11.94

#18.75

8.17

86.08

13.24

237.30

30.82

529.25

84.48

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

#3.08

1.40

#2.12

2.12

#3.36

1.70

#1.25

1.25

#3.53

2.33

#4.75

3.30

0.00

0.00

Any of the above diseases

233.65

13.14

241.08

32.37

231.42

13.66

94.45

17.25

187.07

17.24

461.33

36.03

749.91

76.36

Beer

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

9.40

1.16

11.15

1.48

#4.19

1.51

0.00

0.00

#1.95

0.71

15.44

2.86

56.45

8.88

High blood pressure or hypertension

127.50

4.67

129.40

5.37

121.87

7.96

25.90

5.61

70.52

5.25

215.34

9.55

393.55

21.20

Cirrhosis of the liver

#2.66

0.83

#2.98

1.06

#1.72

1.00

0.00

0.00

#1.66

0.94

#5.43

2.37

#4.61

2.95

Any other form of liver disease

4.53

0.79

4.09

0.89

5.86

1.69

#2.45

1.38

#2.98

1.01

8.66

1.96

#4.10

2.18

Chest pain or angina pectoris

26.64

2.15

26.64

2.55

26.65

3.82

#9.43

2.98

13.34

2.39

49.27

5.14

68.25

10.66

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

25.32

2.16

23.44

2.50

30.91

4.10

15.10

4.41

14.17

2.24

43.45

5.11

55.04

9.69

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

5.35

0.82

6.18

0.98

#2.90

1.22

#1.77

1.26

#1.86

0.74

9.99

2.23

19.17

4.19

Any other form of Heart disease

18.32

1.79

19.50

2.17

14.81

2.93

#6.41

3.02

8.79

1.79

31.64

4.04

57.87

9.50

Stomach ulcer

20.60

1.84

18.15

1.93

27.85

3.56

18.85

4.77

20.89

2.70

22.24

3.35

16.00

4.23

Gastritis

31.10

2.13

26.53

2.41

44.67

5.08

13.32

3.66

27.76

3.33

39.54

3.94

57.82

10.64

Arthritis

113.39

4.51

104.96

5.13

138.40

8.23

19.46

4.88

59.30

4.44

194.06

9.57

370.80

19.74

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

4.82

1.06

4.76

1.30

#4.99

1.74

#4.89

2.05

#3.72

1.17

#6.80

2.56

#4.90

3.55

Any of the above diseases

248.17

6.63

242.15

7.60

266.05

11.20

80.64

9.41

160.40

7.75

393.72

11.75

642.21

19.58

Wine

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

17.49

1.98

25.79

5.19

14.31

1.95

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

8.79

2.37

64.64

7.92

High blood pressure or hypertension

194.97

7.13

209.73

15.96

189.32

7.48

#19.53

9.44

53.72

7.12

213.84

10.54

404.11

16.15

Cirrhosis of the liver

#0.90

0.48

#2.26

1.42

#0.38

0.38

0.00

0.00

#1.05

1.04

#0.28

0.28

#2.08

1.52

Any other form of liver disease

2.88

0.85

#4.44

2.07

#2.28

0.88

0.00

0.00

#2.59

1.45

#2.69

1.24

#4.24

2.29

Chest pain or angina pectoris

32.88

3.24

40.20

7.68

30.08

3.53

#12.24

9.19

18.52

4.74

26.06

5.69

72.17

9.02

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

34.12

2.87

25.32

4.73

37.49

3.50

#13.96

10.02

18.55

4.60

25.90

3.76

77.91

9.24

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

5.09

1.05

9.34

2.72

#3.46

1.08

0.00

0.00

#1.46

1.12

#3.24

1.18

15.25

4.23

Any other form of Heart disease

27.29

2.42

38.63

6.17

22.94

2.79

#11.73

8.43

#8.48

3.04

15.63

3.01

81.95

9.22

Stomach ulcer

15.71

2.14

#7.19

2.56

18.98

2.73

#10.11

7.29

17.16

4.45

12.39

2.67

21.27

4.80

Gastritis

48.75

3.69

32.85

6.07

54.85

4.48

#15.33

8.40

36.58

6.61

52.16

6.05

66.78

8.24

Arthritis

202.84

7.84

148.78

15.94

223.55

9.85

#9.25

8.47

69.53

8.21

207.40

12.35

432.12

14.49

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

#1.40

0.79

0.00

0.00

#1.94

1.10

0.00

0.00

#3.14

2.37

#0.92

0.55

0.00

0.00

Any of the above diseases

368.12

10.19

347.80

23.49

375.90

10.66

#63.78

19.60

160.65

12.21

395.26

13.96

685.51

16.30

Liquor

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

11.52

2.60

#12.39

4.00

#10.83

3.52

0.00

0.00

#4.41

3.17

#10.29

4.61

34.51

8.78

High blood pressure or hypertension

217.26

9.41

229.90

14.58

207.33

13.02

#45.38

14.58

77.04

11.27

314.21

19.48

422.89

26.05

Cirrhosis of the liver

#3.88

1.48

#6.96

3.09

#1.47

1.09

0.00

0.00

#1.06

1.04

#8.14

4.00

#4.31

3.20

Any other form of liver disease

6.33

1.82

#10.20

3.70

#3.30

1.62

#1.88

1.87

#2.57

1.91

#12.03

4.47

#6.39

4.48

Chest pain or angina pectoris

38.83

4.67

41.31

7.39

36.88

6.21

#6.83

3.95

25.66

7.24

49.60

9.23

66.16

13.10

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

42.31

4.69

45.48

7.97

39.82

5.96

#35.77

15.27

21.76

5.70

54.02

10.14

63.92

12.66

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

10.69

2.51

16.62

4.87

#6.04

2.33

0.00

0.00

#0.86

0.86

#21.00

6.42

#18.09

6.54

Any other form of Heart disease

28.36

4.02

40.26

7.16

19.01

4.33

0.00

0.00

#9.88

3.55

35.92

7.24

68.42

15.14

Stomach ulcer

26.52

4.23

25.38

7.40

27.42

5.35

#19.20

8.42

21.26

5.83

42.23

10.38

#13.92

4.73

Gastritis

47.60

5.00

36.13

7.10

56.62

7.34

#10.34

5.68

39.06

8.61

56.36

10.30

73.63

11.51

Arthritis

204.84

11.03

181.06

15.69

223.53

14.80

#24.60

12.24

103.47

15.23

248.08

21.34

438.58

25.72

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

#3.70

1.23

#4.65

2.25

#2.94

1.39

#3.11

2.34

#5.08

2.72

#0.70

0.49

#6.76

4.05

Any of the above diseases

399.07

11.86

391.40

17.58

405.10

16.62

130.67

24.59

231.27

19.72

507.76

22.98

701.04

23.75

No preference

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

8.74

1.18

11.64

1.89

6.03

1.41

0.00

0.00

#1.61

0.75

9.59

2.45

54.06

8.77

High blood pressure or hypertension

148.06

4.64

160.40

6.52

136.56

5.89

37.42

5.89

66.21

4.93

251.74

9.59

401.99

15.87

Cirrhosis of the liver

#0.77

0.38

#1.48

0.77

#0.11

0.11

#0.36

0.36

#0.79

0.65

#0.56

0.56

#2.01

1.77

Any other form of liver disease

4.51

0.79

5.12

1.23

3.94

1.03

#2.10

1.22

3.33

0.98

7.80

2.06

#4.10

2.15

Chest pain or angina pectoris

24.38

1.94

24.44

2.70

24.33

2.57

14.43

3.30

13.26

2.21

32.43

4.30

68.49

8.86

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

30.32

2.26

22.88

2.72

37.27

3.38

8.99

2.65

20.64

3.11

43.59

4.68

71.42

9.57

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

2.88

0.55

#2.64

0.80

3.12

0.83

#0.43

0.43

#0.74

0.46

#2.64

1.09

17.71

4.30

Any other form of Heart disease

15.30

1.44

16.15

2.12

14.51

1.86

#6.48

2.48

4.92

1.16

20.03

3.26

64.10

8.65

Stomach ulcer

18.65

1.51

15.27

1.99

21.79

2.18

19.89

4.17

16.25

2.06

19.81

2.67

24.10

5.16

Gastritis

35.20

2.59

31.42

3.54

38.73

3.41

18.74

4.06

31.91

3.58

37.99

4.63

70.07

9.83

Arthritis

122.95

4.89

107.08

6.50

137.74

6.47

20.66

3.74

57.79

4.40

190.77

9.96

393.85

18.66

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

1.90

0.45

#1.08

0.56

2.65

0.63

#1.83

1.07

1.50

0.38

#3.08

1.17

#0.27

0.26

Any of the above diseases

274.93

7.24

270.11

9.52

279.43

8.87

97.80

8.89

161.47

7.64

414.66

12.04

679.59

16.25

#Relative standard error >0.3.

1Current drinker: 1 or more drinks in the past year.


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

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