Table 2-13. Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex and age group, according to having married/lived as if married with an alcoholic, among current drinkers,1 United States, 2001–2002.

Having married/lived as if married with an
alcoholic 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

12.58

2.53

15.94

4.60

11.52

3.06

0.00

0.00

#2.33

1.33

#16.73

5.12

52.35

12.64

High blood pressure or hypertension

189.84

8.81

201.11

18.01

186.27

9.52

#76.12

24.65

100.82

10.83

256.24

15.64

406.96

29.35

Cirrhosis of the liver

#5.68

2.03

#18.82

7.97

#1.52

0.77

#4.52

4.53

#2.24

1.26

#10.41

4.82

#3.29

2.59

Any other form of liver disease

12.51

2.49

29.13

8.36

7.24

1.90

0.00

0.00

#10.01

3.29

17.92

4.73

#7.66

5.66

Chest pain or angina pectoris

52.21

4.75

46.86

11.58

53.90

5.62

#52.19

21.99

34.10

6.15

73.61

9.41

51.78

14.67

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

59.11

5.78

57.36

11.80

59.67

5.83

#39.98

16.55

39.04

6.09

83.92

11.01

62.82

14.21

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

6.67

1.60

#9.96

4.30

#5.63

1.81

#12.27

12.13

#5.13

2.34

#8.02

2.66

#6.01

3.74

Any other form of Heart disease

29.19

3.48

30.13

5.97

28.90

4.04

#48.14

24.48

17.75

4.10

30.10

5.53

74.24

15.57

Stomach ulcer

44.63

4.48

48.22

11.07

43.49

4.94

#84.15

25.35

39.32

6.59

45.66

6.88

48.64

13.03

Gastritis

61.88

5.81

60.61

11.81

62.29

6.15

#12.51

8.92

53.01

7.67

74.10

9.93

77.18

15.86

Arthritis

212.81

9.39

178.90

17.36

223.55

10.77

#20.63

10.80

118.55

10.50

289.96

16.91

446.72

32.23

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

11.37

3.25

#21.52

11.25

8.16

2.17

#20.11

14.47

#8.52

3.03

#16.44

6.13

0.00

0.00

Any of the above diseases

394.18

11.26

378.12

20.80

399.27

12.49

229.82

42.05

265.95

15.66

496.90

19.81

676.89

30.06

No

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

10.44

0.84

12.86

1.29

7.37

0.87

0.00

0.00

1.62

0.47

11.68

1.61

55.12

4.78

High blood pressure or hypertension

148.07

3.52

149.98

4.68

145.65

4.32

30.93

3.75

63.72

3.57

234.90

5.93

404.96

10.23

Cirrhosis of the liver

1.22

0.30

1.84

0.51

#0.45

0.24

0.00

0.00

#1.01

0.45

#1.53

0.64

#2.91

1.16

Any other form of liver disease

3.30

0.43

3.57

0.59

2.96

0.61

#1.96

0.73

2.18

0.53

5.34

0.98

#4.11

1.25

Chest pain or angina pectoris

24.57

1.34

27.01

1.76

21.47

1.90

9.34

1.54

12.60

1.59

32.55

3.02

70.37

5.52

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

26.68

1.36

23.13

1.68

31.17

1.97

12.14

2.26

15.71

1.61

34.36

2.69

68.43

5.71

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

4.53

0.43

5.76

0.70

2.95

0.53

#0.45

0.32

#0.90

0.31

6.75

1.10

18.16

2.23

Any other form of Heart disease

17.97

1.12

21.15

1.67

13.94

1.25

#4.62

1.39

5.75

0.94

23.76

2.21

67.86

5.86

Stomach ulcer

16.32

0.94

15.27

1.21

17.66

1.36

15.24

2.33

16.00

1.43

17.04

1.80

17.11

2.49

Gastritis

34.55

1.50

28.27

1.88

42.51

2.25

17.51

2.53

28.23

2.22

40.52

2.85

66.16

5.59

Arthritis

130.15

3.76

110.60

4.31

154.97

5.00

19.76

2.95

57.82

3.20

188.64

6.69

404.84

9.81

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

2.09

0.35

2.19

0.47

1.97

0.46

#2.34

0.78

2.27

0.65

1.58

0.44

#2.41

1.11

Any of the above diseases

276.47

5.33

265.07

6.87

290.95

6.33

87.51

6.00

154.80

5.76

400.58

7.50

676.56

9.27

#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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