Table 2-11. Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex and age group, according to family history of alcoholism, among current drinkers,1 United States, 2001–2002.

Family history of alcoholism
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.

None

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

10.13

1.07

12.48

1.65

7.02

1.20

0.00

0.00

#1.78

0.75

9.27

1.94

47.05

5.48

High blood pressure or hypertension

145.86

4.31

144.15

6.38

148.13

5.08

15.87

4.12

55.69

4.11

219.28

8.01

389.79

12.35

Cirrhosis of the liver

1.75

0.46

#2.28

0.70

#1.04

0.52

0.00

0.00

#1.29

0.64

#2.02

0.88

#4.22

1.86

Any other form of liver disease

3.34

0.59

3.25

0.74

3.46

0.89

#3.49

1.61

#1.63

0.55

4.61

1.28

#5.70

1.97

Chest pain or angina pectoris

21.74

1.58

22.46

2.04

20.80

2.40

10.61

2.83

8.91

1.59

28.60

3.35

56.96

6.30

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

24.14

1.74

22.16

2.23

26.76

2.46

#4.31

2.26

10.43

1.61

33.12

3.54

65.88

7.61

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

5.62

0.72

6.69

1.05

4.20

1.00

0.00

0.00

#1.12

0.57

8.96

1.79

17.63

3.09

Any other form of Heart disease

17.34

1.35

20.98

2.10

12.51

1.68

#2.14

1.33

2.88

0.77

21.29

2.86

67.51

6.69

Stomach ulcer

13.88

1.25

13.77

1.70

14.03

1.75

#8.38

2.75

13.89

2.02

14.92

2.29

16.91

3.01

Gastritis

29.21

1.78

24.81

2.39

35.04

2.95

14.68

3.48

21.16

2.49

32.53

3.21

60.62

6.59

Arthritis

121.94

3.95

99.95

5.09

151.06

6.04

17.03

4.03

46.30

3.71

152.40

7.20

388.15

11.55

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

1.31

0.31

1.66

0.45

#0.83

0.38

#2.29

1.27

#1.29

0.47

#0.84

0.37

#1.37

0.99

Any of the above diseases

261.99

5.77

246.81

8.22

282.10

7.43

65.45

7.40

125.27

6.23

362.19

9.60

654.72

11.56

2nd degree relatives only

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

7.45

1.83

#6.93

2.23

8.03

2.21

0.00

0.00

#0.78

0.78

#14.62

5.83

49.49

12.14

High blood pressure or hypertension

135.08

6.09

141.27

8.64

128.14

7.12

36.36

7.90

71.99

6.76

257.57

13.04

388.29

26.05

Cirrhosis of the liver

#0.37

0.27

#0.71

0.52

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

#0.89

0.89

#2.13

2.11

Any other form of liver disease

2.86

0.71

#1.79

0.74

#4.05

1.30

#0.67

0.47

#2.43

1.00

#4.96

1.81

#3.76

3.75

Chest pain or angina pectoris

22.28

2.39

24.27

3.76

20.06

3.07

#6.21

2.69

12.78

2.87

38.26

6.50

74.34

14.78

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

24.73

2.87

18.78

3.79

31.39

3.69

#5.48

2.34

17.59

3.56

40.53

6.25

69.12

13.40

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

2.23

0.60

#2.62

0.87

#1.79

0.89

#0.95

0.94

0.00

0.00

#2.82

1.32

#20.24

7.06

Any other form of Heart disease

14.61

1.87

14.63

2.71

14.59

2.54

#8.85

3.84

#4.69

1.47

25.88

4.65

58.99

14.80

Stomach ulcer

15.21

2.21

15.87

3.47

14.47

2.67

#8.89

3.38

16.29

3.50

18.00

4.62

#14.16

6.10

Gastritis

35.03

3.50

30.89

4.73

39.67

4.63

16.56

4.84

30.97

4.47

47.56

7.30

67.71

15.47

Arthritis

120.66

5.99

100.97

7.73

142.70

7.76

#13.98

4.75

65.04

6.49

222.50

13.77

427.65

31.60

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

#3.29

1.27

#3.97

2.40

#2.53

0.81

#2.60

1.80

#2.72

1.02

#3.71

2.85

#7.85

6.28

Any of the above diseases

258.81

8.68

246.14

12.00

273.00

10.13

85.50

11.32

173.06

10.19

433.72

14.63

683.40

28.81

1st degree relatives only

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

18.77

2.62

24.19

4.35

13.16

3.31

0.00

0.00

#1.15

0.71

13.96

4.14

78.13

13.22

High blood pressure or hypertension

192.71

7.54

187.02

10.31

198.61

11.65

#24.33

13.01

68.27

7.58

244.65

14.32

437.80

22.25

Cirrhosis of the liver

#0.72

0.47

#0.96

0.85

#0.48

0.36

#1.87

1.87

#1.37

1.18

0.00

0.00

#0.31

0.31

Any other form of liver disease

#2.43

0.81

#2.84

1.30

#2.01

1.15

#1.88

1.89

#1.61

1.20

#3.93

1.69

#1.19

1.19

Chest pain or angina pectoris

44.57

4.51

45.33

6.48

43.78

6.53

#10.04

6.04

20.71

5.41

48.92

7.66

105.30

15.39

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

45.20

4.11

37.76

5.69

52.93

5.85

#45.12

16.55

28.68

5.39

45.30

6.60

81.46

12.64

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

7.42

1.66

11.31

3.02

#3.38

1.25

#2.26

2.26

#4.97

2.33

#8.24

3.06

#13.65

4.74

Any other form of Heart disease

27.00

3.12

27.33

4.64

26.66

4.27

0.00

0.00

#12.20

3.69

23.90

4.61

80.54

12.32

Stomach ulcer

26.50

3.12

24.22

4.04

28.86

4.78

#19.81

9.13

17.87

4.16

33.16

6.44

34.06

7.43

Gastritis

52.82

4.48

35.64

4.92

70.64

8.10

#11.75

7.23

37.58

7.32

63.07

8.29

84.66

13.14

Arthritis

198.30

9.47

159.24

12.16

238.83

12.87

#32.14

13.82

78.99

9.64

238.15

14.23

457.98

22.68

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

#2.64

1.08

#0.69

0.48

#4.67

2.14

#2.62

2.62

#2.72

2.47

#3.57

1.41

#0.42

0.42

Any of the above diseases

370.66

10.43

340.10

14.08

402.37

15.31

115.29

24.35

192.74

13.23

439.63

15.80

740.45

21.89

Both 1st and 2nd degree relatives

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

10.09

1.40

13.74

2.51

7.16

1.52

0.00

0.00

#2.62

1.12

15.37

3.18

59.66

11.78

High blood pressure or hypertension

158.77

6.25

163.39

8.65

155.06

7.85

62.44

10.79

85.49

7.09

252.66

12.80

438.40

26.06

Cirrhosis of the liver

#3.33

1.24

#6.79

2.73

#0.55

0.42

0.00

0.00

#1.83

1.46

#7.32

3.23

#2.03

1.55

Any other form of liver disease

8.42

1.52

13.23

2.84

4.55

1.20

#0.31

0.31

#6.79

2.22

15.31

3.29

#4.15

2.43

Chest pain or angina pectoris

33.96

2.87

34.80

4.74

33.29

3.65

16.75

4.29

25.32

4.11

48.68

5.72

61.76

12.29

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

38.28

3.02

29.56

4.29

45.29

4.31

28.13

6.89

28.45

3.80

53.72

6.80

56.41

11.09

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

3.82

0.79

4.29

1.27

#3.44

1.10

#1.79

1.79

#1.51

0.78

#5.39

1.83

#17.09

5.96

Any other form of Heart disease

22.47

2.33

26.90

3.84

18.91

2.83

#12.16

4.60

14.54

2.93

30.37

4.32

63.31

12.58

Stomach ulcer

29.74

2.47

21.01

3.28

36.76

3.45

44.99

9.38

29.38

3.63

26.30

3.96

#17.01

6.09

Gastritis

47.28

3.45

37.70

4.44

54.97

4.82

25.54

6.72

45.62

4.80

54.69

6.58

69.11

12.89

Arthritis

155.53

6.28

134.13

8.59

172.72

7.99

28.05

6.86

90.35

6.68

256.67

13.91

407.14

22.63

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

6.61

1.33

#7.47

2.32

5.91

1.50

#4.60

2.22

6.26

1.73

#8.72

3.04

#3.27

3.24

Any of the above diseases

323.59

8.63

312.44

12.44

332.55

10.09

143.95

15.53

225.17

10.76

477.25

15.31

672.28

25.18

#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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