Table 2-4. Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex and age group, according to DSM-IV alcohol use disorders in the past year, among current drinkers,1 United States, 2001–2002.

Past-year DSM-IV
alcohol use disorders
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.

Alcohol use disorder

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

5.02

1.29

#5.48

1.65

#3.95

2.09

0.00

0.00

#1.98

1.10

#13.47

4.72

#48.90

21.94

High blood pressure or hypertension

112.27

6.37

122.15

8.00

89.23

10.41

51.43

8.65

77.19

7.92

235.39

18.86

465.15

50.77

Cirrhosis of the liver

#5.39

1.97

#7.19

2.80

#1.20

0.76

#0.56

0.56

#3.23

2.41

#17.98

7.92

#2.33

2.34

Any other form of liver disease

7.81

1.64

8.84

2.08

#5.41

2.38

#1.87

1.48

#5.78

2.17

21.35

5.86

#7.00

7.01

Chest pain or angina pectoris

27.68

3.43

28.66

4.52

25.38

5.12

15.47

4.06

23.04

5.10

51.12

9.73

#65.22

25.37

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

32.54

4.20

30.99

4.86

36.17

7.87

21.81

5.91

23.83

5.19

62.24

13.24

#81.99

34.07

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

4.82

1.33

#5.19

1.60

#3.95

2.39

0.00

0.00

#2.08

1.43

#16.20

5.36

#20.20

13.52

Any other form of Heart disease

15.32

2.66

14.09

3.08

18.18

4.90

#10.37

4.15

#12.02

3.76

19.72

5.59

#92.25

30.03

Stomach ulcer

24.11

3.06

21.33

3.70

30.60

5.81

23.08

5.84

27.43

5.04

20.77

5.10

0.00

0.00

Gastritis

35.03

3.94

30.33

4.66

45.98

7.59

20.87

5.51

36.66

6.27

47.61

9.51

#59.85

25.65

Arthritis

95.94

6.02

89.17

7.52

111.72

11.01

23.52

5.04

76.52

8.50

201.44

18.81

416.60

60.08

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

9.62

2.39

#8.62

2.83

#11.94

4.16

#5.61

2.84

#9.36

3.22

#17.28

7.88

0.00

0.00

Any of the above diseases

239.99

9.11

241.48

11.14

236.53

15.60

127.32

12.58

203.46

13.39

431.84

22.27

651.97

53.76

Alcohol abuse

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

#4.65

1.52

#4.85

1.76

#4.16

3.13

0.00

0.00

#2.71

1.74

#8.24

4.24

#29.72

17.37

High blood pressure or hypertension

108.65

8.01

119.92

9.72

80.48

12.82

#36.17

12.06

71.20

9.85

192.36

21.71

434.63

56.17

Cirrhosis of the liver

#0.75

0.52

#1.05

0.74

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

#0.81

0.80

#1.33

1.34

0.00

0.00

Any other form of liver disease

#3.92

1.55

#4.47

1.94

#2.54

2.52

0.00

0.00

#4.32

2.29

#6.82

4.19

0.00

0.00

Chest pain or angina pectoris

19.86

3.65

19.63

4.21

#20.43

6.48

#18.50

7.67

#13.57

4.52

32.71

8.76

#33.27

20.59

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

17.00

3.66

13.31

3.49

#26.23

8.09

#8.43

4.87

#14.16

4.84

#23.60

7.86

#53.87

27.71

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

#3.17

1.67

#2.75

1.63

#4.21

4.21

0.00

0.00

#2.26

2.25

#8.30

4.90

0.00

0.00

Any other form of Heart disease

12.75

2.97

13.55

3.70

#10.74

4.56

#11.38

6.80

#5.40

2.44

#18.63

6.87

#78.50

32.21

Stomach ulcer

12.18

2.87

#10.45

3.48

#16.51

5.03

#6.60

4.13

#15.12

4.70

#12.16

4.96

0.00

0.00

Gastritis

26.76

5.20

22.40

5.98

37.66

9.69

#20.70

9.46

28.44

7.62

#29.70

10.34

#16.17

16.09

Arthritis

111.88

8.71

103.20

11.04

133.56

16.68

#19.66

7.59

85.97

11.95

194.84

21.12

384.28

69.42

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

#2.38

1.29

#1.69

1.32

#4.13

3.07

#9.23

6.50

#0.62

0.43

#1.34

1.34

0.00

0.00

Any of the above diseases

237.50

11.30

241.54

13.87

227.43

20.79

116.20

20.28

182.61

16.25

389.85

26.04

616.77

61.03

Alcohol dependence

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

#5.47

2.12

#6.28

2.82

#3.72

2.72

0.00

0.00

#0.89

0.90

#23.27

11.60

#146.56

94.19

High blood pressure or hypertension

116.69

10.49

125.00

14.22

98.84

15.81

60.24

11.69

86.09

12.32

316.02

36.39

620.57

119.68

Cirrhosis of the liver

#11.07

4.36

#15.05

6.33

#2.52

1.60

#0.88

0.88

#6.83

5.88

#49.17

22.15

#14.19

14.40

Any other form of liver disease

12.57

3.14

14.45

4.09

#8.56

4.18

#2.95

2.32

#7.95

4.24

#48.56

15.13

#42.63

42.08

Chest pain or angina pectoris

37.24

6.62

40.22

8.95

30.82

8.27

#13.72

5.81

37.14

10.78

85.63

23.71

#227.94

103.66

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

51.54

8.14

53.61

9.92

#47.09

14.31

#29.55

9.56

38.22

10.73

134.64

34.37

#225.20

106.39

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

#6.83

2.14

#8.31

2.99

#3.66

1.98

0.00

0.00

#1.83

1.19

#31.02

12.44

#123.08

75.66

Any other form of Heart disease

18.47

4.88

#14.79

5.39

#26.36

9.10

#9.78

5.33

#21.86

8.68

#21.75

9.57

#162.30

82.33

Stomach ulcer

38.69

6.00

35.26

7.17

46.07

10.58

32.60

8.86

45.75

10.50

36.92

10.25

0.00

0.00

Gastritis

45.13

6.64

40.47

8.08

55.13

12.73

#20.96

6.89

48.89

11.31

81.16

18.81

#282.33

114.58

Arthritis

76.47

7.97

71.21

9.10

87.74

14.77

25.76

7.13

62.46

11.08

213.81

33.10

581.21

119.31

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

18.46

5.12

#17.50

6.26

#20.52

7.96

#3.52

2.43

#22.35

8.01

#47.15

22.15

0.00

0.00

Any of the above diseases

243.03

14.76

241.41

17.82

246.52

25.54

133.74

17.34

234.49

22.45

510.52

37.84

831.26

87.71

No alcohol use disorder

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

11.50

0.90

14.57

1.40

8.43

0.94

0.00

0.00

1.65

0.49

12.27

1.84

55.08

4.56

High blood pressure or hypertension

158.41

3.60

158.72

4.88

158.10

4.30

25.70

3.66

66.25

3.84

238.03

6.03

403.14

9.88

Cirrhosis of the liver

1.14

0.28

1.71

0.50

#0.58

0.25

0.00

0.00

#0.80

0.36

#1.33

0.58

#2.97

1.12

Any other form of liver disease

3.73

0.49

3.95

0.71

3.52

0.63

#1.90

0.82

2.59

0.66

5.73

1.01

4.33

1.26

Chest pain or angina pectoris

27.43

1.47

27.81

1.88

27.05

2.04

9.04

1.85

13.62

1.80

36.95

2.99

68.88

5.47

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

29.71

1.48

23.48

1.73

35.93

2.10

9.96

2.36

17.36

1.76

39.17

2.66

67.48

5.63

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

4.74

0.46

6.12

0.77

3.35

0.55

#1.12

0.67

#1.25

0.39

6.07

1.01

17.01

2.14

Any other form of Heart disease

19.71

1.18

23.13

1.83

16.30

1.35

#4.49

1.53

6.25

0.92

25.08

2.21

67.62

5.57

Stomach ulcer

18.57

1.00

15.91

1.32

21.22

1.40

15.48

2.59

17.10

1.48

20.96

1.95

20.51

2.70

Gastritis

37.76

1.61

29.71

1.95

45.82

2.29

16.12

2.79

30.02

2.14

44.87

3.01

67.35

5.37

Arthritis

145.16

4.14

118.99

4.80

171.35

5.20

18.48

3.28

62.53

3.29

202.54

6.80

408.20

9.88

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

2.09

0.36

1.97

0.53

2.21

0.44

#1.96

0.69

#1.89

0.57

2.35

0.69

#2.27

1.05

Any of the above diseases

296.04

5.72

276.50

7.33

315.59

6.37

79.71

6.43

161.01

6.11

412.04

7.50

677.41

9.29

#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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