Table 2-5. Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex and age group, according to frequency of drinking 5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women in a single day in the past year, among current drinkers,1 United States, 2001–2002.

Drinking 5 or more drinks for men or
4 or more drinks for women in a single day
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.

Never in the past year

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

13.23

1.16

16.92

1.81

9.98

1.19

0.00

0.00

#1.66

0.56

11.24

2.13

54.67

4.70

High blood pressure or hypertension

177.18

4.28

180.45

5.86

174.29

5.00

24.79

4.02

67.51

4.64

238.34

6.98

408.18

10.56

Cirrhosis of the liver

1.49

0.44

#2.42

0.87

#0.68

0.32

0.00

0.00

#0.86

0.48

#2.04

1.01

#2.76

1.17

Any other form of liver disease

3.68

0.50

3.72

0.75

3.65

0.69

#2.83

1.38

2.14

0.55

5.65

1.12

#3.70

1.23

Chest pain or angina pectoris

31.75

1.83

34.04

2.51

29.72

2.42

10.78

2.78

15.43

2.29

39.34

3.50

68.45

5.60

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

34.53

1.90

28.30

2.44

40.04

2.46

#8.90

2.82

20.66

2.38

41.61

3.11

68.98

5.89

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

5.00

0.57

6.47

0.95

3.70

0.66

#0.62

0.61

#1.50

0.50

5.25

1.02

15.86

2.29

Any other form of Heart disease

21.98

1.39

27.03

2.26

17.51

1.46

#1.88

1.03

5.73

0.99

24.70

2.33

68.81

5.84

Stomach ulcer

19.15

1.21

17.34

1.69

20.74

1.54

17.56

3.74

17.50

1.96

21.21

2.23

19.67

2.74

Gastritis

41.26

1.90

33.97

2.60

47.70

2.54

16.89

3.54

31.40

2.61

47.34

3.52

67.04

5.65

Arthritis

168.13

5.06

139.70

5.88

193.25

6.44

25.24

5.03

65.62

3.91

210.61

7.69

416.96

10.20

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

2.70

0.55

3.25

0.96

2.21

0.51

#2.47

1.06

#2.09

0.83

#3.60

1.15

#2.37

1.13

Any of the above diseases

328.48

6.65

313.77

8.77

341.48

7.34

84.50

8.24

163.94

7.07

419.18

8.72

686.50

9.86

1 to 11 times in the past year

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

4.84

1.36

#7.52

2.35

#1.63

0.95

0.00

0.00

#0.92

0.68

#11.34

4.74

#57.03

21.47

High blood pressure or hypertension

100.61

5.86

105.62

8.06

94.60

7.53

37.81

10.16

64.18

6.56

196.04

14.35

413.81

52.09

Cirrhosis of the liver

#1.07

0.56

#1.66

0.99

#0.35

0.35

0.00

0.00

#1.01

0.76

#1.43

1.42

#5.40

5.34

Any other form of liver disease

4.90

1.31

#6.81

2.09

#2.61

1.38

#1.45

1.02

#4.17

1.90

#8.29

2.89

#12.08

11.88

Chest pain or angina pectoris

16.10

2.22

15.17

3.09

17.22

3.35

#5.61

3.30

11.29

2.42

24.85

6.12

100.35

29.74

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

22.85

2.71

19.68

3.57

26.66

4.25

#13.48

6.25

18.92

3.47

34.18

6.79

#63.42

24.20

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

#3.01

1.05

#3.53

1.68

#2.38

1.11

#0.99

0.99

#0.56

0.37

#7.49

3.87

#26.54

15.40

Any other form of Heart disease

12.17

2.10

11.48

2.69

13.01

3.39

#11.37

5.65

#7.06

2.37

15.31

4.37

#90.59

32.20

Stomach ulcer

18.98

2.52

17.95

3.79

20.20

3.59

#24.40

7.73

16.21

3.02

19.62

5.53

#36.00

16.77

Gastritis

33.13

3.47

28.02

4.75

39.26

5.53

#25.19

7.69

32.28

5.10

29.72

5.96

121.65

32.99

Arthritis

92.08

6.13

78.35

7.82

108.56

9.25

#15.55

5.31

74.00

7.34

158.72

15.57

356.19

47.42

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

#3.27

1.14

#2.45

1.21

#4.25

2.00

#3.68

2.78

#4.38

1.79

#0.66

0.66

0.00

0.00

Any of the above diseases

220.21

8.88

211.59

11.60

230.55

12.06

112.09

15.48

177.18

10.87

347.58

19.68

669.60

49.90

12 or more times in the past year

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

7.15

1.39

8.24

1.74

#4.86

2.08

0.00

0.00

#2.43

1.18

18.86

4.69

#57.60

17.75

High blood pressure or hypertension

116.46

4.76

122.20

6.16

104.41

8.70

38.40

6.23

72.61

5.85

267.95

15.05

385.76

36.72

Cirrhosis of the liver

#2.49

0.89

#3.35

1.29

#0.67

0.43

#0.37

0.37

#1.96

1.46

#5.90

2.32

#4.43

3.41

Any other form of liver disease

5.65

1.15

5.98

1.43

#4.96

1.71

#1.13

0.96

#4.41

1.46

13.08

3.46

#10.61

6.18

Chest pain or angina pectoris

23.25

2.42

23.20

3.14

23.35

4.26

13.05

3.09

17.14

3.50

43.40

6.41

#61.69

20.25

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

22.53

2.41

20.90

2.75

25.97

4.75

17.38

4.47

12.45

2.44

45.07

7.43

64.24

18.16

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

5.13

1.03

6.11

1.44

#3.06

1.65

#0.99

0.99

#1.75

1.09

14.73

3.84

#24.69

10.94

Any other form of Heart disease

15.45

2.06

15.67

2.41

15.01

3.21

#8.09

2.84

10.49

2.37

30.79

5.95

#46.33

15.57

Stomach ulcer

20.34

2.21

15.62

2.52

30.25

4.14

14.45

3.59

23.49

3.22

21.18

4.76

#14.50

6.54

Gastritis

29.85

2.85

23.11

2.86

44.02

6.13

14.56

3.70

29.53

4.19

47.44

6.89

#39.09

14.26

Arthritis

85.95

4.65

81.24

5.76

95.85

7.87

16.15

3.44

55.42

5.52

199.86

13.73

342.20

38.90

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

4.09

1.03

#3.29

1.18

#5.76

1.81

#3.07

1.54

#3.98

1.54

#5.96

2.44

#1.31

1.27

Any of the above diseases

222.08

7.04

216.57

8.70

233.65

12.26

92.31

8.95

169.57

9.78

442.59

15.68

572.73

38.50

#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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