Table 2-12. Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex and age group, according to having alcoholic parents, among current drinkers,1 United States, 2001–2002.

Having alcoholic parents
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.

Yes

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

10.08

1.34

14.52

2.60

6.39

1.38

0.00

0.00

#1.49

0.73

15.37

3.00

76.18

15.15

High blood pressure or hypertension

151.60

5.67

154.67

7.97

149.05

7.97

53.30

9.38

75.01

5.47

258.89

12.54

444.68

28.21

Cirrhosis of the liver

#3.06

1.18

#6.46

2.59

#0.23

0.18

#0.57

0.57

#1.45

1.37

#6.86

3.14

#2.19

1.66

Any other form of liver disease

6.00

1.14

9.57

2.25

#3.04

0.92

#0.85

0.63

#3.92

1.56

12.28

2.61

#2.65

1.87

Chest pain or angina pectoris

33.82

2.73

35.00

4.67

32.84

3.40

15.89

3.95

20.93

3.41

51.13

6.06

90.67

17.25

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

39.87

2.88

31.10

4.22

47.15

4.18

32.56

6.87

26.65

3.41

58.23

6.70

66.14

14.15

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

3.87

0.87

5.10

1.47

#2.85

1.03

#2.24

1.69

#2.80

1.14

#5.31

1.80

#8.98

5.13

Any other form of Heart disease

21.47

2.19

23.71

3.42

19.61

2.84

#8.95

3.68

14.16

2.78

28.10

4.09

76.70

14.24

Stomach ulcer

30.31

2.53

25.06

3.36

34.68

3.57

37.63

7.80

28.30

3.48

30.52

4.41

26.04

7.11

Gastritis

48.98

3.32

35.03

4.09

60.58

5.03

22.00

5.77

45.24

5.01

62.56

7.03

76.97

14.50

Arthritis

149.28

6.37

124.63

8.58

169.77

8.07

28.54

6.48

92.71

6.39

243.47

13.35

411.92

25.35

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

7.00

1.44

#6.62

2.16

7.32

1.76

#4.78

2.08

#6.30

2.26

#9.68

3.04

#4.19

3.56

Any of the above diseases

312.59

8.31

293.46

11.04

328.48

10.88

141.27

14.80

217.54

10.10

466.83

14.96

693.07

24.71

No

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

10.84

0.98

12.64

1.35

8.67

1.17

0.00

0.00

#1.76

0.53

11.43

2.13

51.90

4.40

High blood pressure or hypertension

152.70

3.67

151.88

5.10

153.69

4.27

25.26

3.89

65.49

4.03

231.23

5.87

399.60

9.95

Cirrhosis of the liver

1.28

0.29

1.70

0.46

#0.77

0.32

0.00

0.00

#1.05

0.42

#1.45

0.55

#3.05

1.22

Any other form of liver disease

3.74

0.49

3.60

0.68

3.91

0.71

#2.25

0.93

2.77

0.62

5.42

1.09

4.66

1.39

Chest pain or angina pectoris

25.56

1.41

26.21

1.81

24.77

2.04

8.95

1.84

13.04

1.78

34.09

3.03

65.69

5.63

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

27.14

1.45

23.20

1.77

31.91

2.15

#6.39

2.01

15.58

1.79

35.78

2.88

68.20

5.56

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

5.01

0.48

6.18

0.76

3.60

0.64

#0.35

0.35

#0.91

0.36

7.43

1.23

18.25

2.29

Any other form of Heart disease

18.45

1.15

21.04

1.69

15.31

1.43

#5.02

1.68

4.78

0.79

23.54

2.25

67.26

5.69

Stomach ulcer

15.98

1.06

14.81

1.42

17.41

1.44

10.58

2.23

15.43

1.76

17.95

1.91

18.98

2.71

Gastritis

33.94

1.67

28.52

2.12

40.50

2.33

15.77

2.72

26.33

2.18

39.65

2.92

65.73

5.75

Arthritis

135.67

3.94

111.19

4.52

165.28

5.38

16.80

3.13

55.39

3.29

189.64

6.68

407.99

10.28

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

1.89

0.40

#2.25

0.69

1.45

0.33

#2.27

0.98

1.87

0.42

#1.71

0.74

#1.92

1.05

Any of the above diseases

281.67

5.50

264.77

7.16

302.12

6.20

75.32

6.11

150.71

6.04

397.13

7.55

674.29

9.25

#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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