Table 2-7. Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex and age group, according to frequency of driving after drinking 3 or more drinks in the past year, among current drinkers,1 United States, 2001–2002.

Drinking after drinking 3 or more drinks
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

11.32

0.93

14.07

1.43

8.73

1.01

0.00

0.00

1.81

0.52

12.57

1.90

52.94

4.51

High blood pressure or hypertension

157.89

3.86

157.50

5.29

158.26

4.47

29.72

3.64

66.83

3.91

239.40

6.46

402.48

10.00

Cirrhosis of the liver

1.89

0.41

3.33

0.82

#0.53

0.24

#0.18

0.18

#1.21

0.55

#3.11

0.98

#2.95

1.15

Any other form of liver disease

4.21

0.51

4.87

0.78

3.58

0.63

#1.78

0.76

2.33

0.51

7.58

1.19

4.75

1.33

Chest pain or angina pectoris

28.96

1.45

30.32

2.11

27.69

1.94

11.22

1.96

15.10

1.71

38.82

3.01

70.73

5.66

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

31.49

1.57

26.64

2.00

36.05

2.03

12.71

2.52

18.53

1.92

41.71

2.98

70.35

5.71

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

5.09

0.50

6.58

0.84

3.68

0.60

#1.04

0.63

#1.53

0.46

6.89

1.11

17.10

2.25

Any other form of Heart disease

20.12

1.20

23.35

1.84

17.07

1.41

#3.06

1.13

6.97

1.06

25.72

2.29

69.40

5.67

Stomach ulcer

19.70

1.05

17.88

1.47

21.41

1.40

17.21

2.48

18.39

1.62

22.13

2.03

20.73

2.76

Gastritis

39.74

1.76

32.26

2.24

46.78

2.38

18.57

2.88

32.12

2.39

47.39

3.18

69.34

5.68

Arthritis

147.60

4.40

119.21

5.10

174.29

5.23

17.24

2.82

64.67

3.68

209.25

7.31

416.68

10.05

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

3.07

0.51

3.28

0.84

2.88

0.54

#2.60

0.94

2.88

0.73

3.82

1.03

#2.37

1.09

Any of the above diseases

299.60

6.04

279.18

7.75

318.80

6.47

87.40

6.34

166.79

6.46

418.90

8.04

682.36

9.48

1 or 2 times in the past year

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

#6.26

2.44

#9.14

3.55

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

#15.12

8.22

#66.74

33.24

High blood pressure or hypertension

132.41

9.70

147.20

12.61

100.25

15.40

62.45

15.71

88.91

11.29

222.11

24.56

500.88

65.85

Cirrhosis of the liver

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Any other form of liver disease

#4.80

2.24

#3.83

2.71

#6.92

4.02

#3.77

3.75

#5.04

3.75

#5.82

3.42

0.00

0.00

Chest pain or angina pectoris

19.24

3.95

16.26

4.14

#25.72

9.26

#9.14

6.30

#14.54

5.73

35.26

9.87

#29.05

21.56

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

24.79

4.54

18.86

4.55

37.68

10.69

#23.76

11.08

#20.87

6.42

31.52

9.37

#38.88

26.09

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

#1.42

1.00

#2.07

1.46

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

#3.02

3.01

#17.94

17.80

Any other form of Heart disease

15.14

3.46

15.87

4.43

#13.55

4.65

#26.95

11.37

#7.77

2.96

#15.01

6.49

#56.03

28.83

Stomach ulcer

20.03

3.90

17.15

4.42

#26.28

8.57

#28.54

11.40

22.86

6.14

#10.51

4.46

0.00

0.00

Gastritis

28.37

4.85

21.22

4.94

43.91

10.93

#14.91

8.06

32.56

7.29

#29.36

9.36

#35.13

24.27

Arthritis

89.64

8.34

89.35

10.44

90.27

13.37

#44.90

13.51

57.25

8.83

154.25

20.66

339.40

64.07

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

#1.03

0.87

0.00

0.00

#3.28

2.75

#4.31

4.31

#0.36

0.35

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Any of the above diseases

242.24

12.02

247.88

14.18

229.99

21.22

142.28

22.42

183.63

14.98

381.38

26.95

643.30

61.87

3 or more times in the past year

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

7.45

1.94

8.87

2.45

#2.60

1.84

0.00

0.00

#1.05

0.74

#9.05

4.91

#84.51

25.58

High blood pressure or hypertension

122.37

7.00

129.97

8.62

96.30

13.00

#25.47

11.45

60.04

6.79

237.45

20.32

454.73

54.74

Cirrhosis of the liver

#1.33

0.71

#0.72

0.51

#3.42

2.61

0.00

0.00

#1.60

1.18

#0.89

0.89

#4.85

4.83

Any other form of liver disease

#4.68

1.59

#5.34

1.93

#2.39

2.39

#1.09

1.07

#7.29

2.92

#2.64

1.66

0.00

0.00

Chest pain or angina pectoris

21.06

3.71

23.08

4.62

#14.14

5.45

#8.86

5.23

#14.16

4.87

34.92

10.27

#56.78

21.10

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

22.92

4.19

19.33

4.21

#35.22

12.06

#5.77

3.98

#15.68

4.78

44.13

12.55

#40.49

20.33

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

#3.89

1.41

#4.59

1.78

#1.48

1.21

0.00

0.00

#0.14

0.14

#10.55

4.96

#19.30

9.57

Any other form of Heart disease

13.51

2.93

15.13

3.59

#7.96

4.45

#8.95

5.90

#6.73

3.91

#19.64

6.14

#63.18

21.99

Stomach ulcer

15.88

3.31

#11.30

3.67

31.63

7.71

#9.43

4.97

18.08

4.65

#15.87

6.39

#14.06

10.26

Gastritis

24.97

3.90

23.26

4.29

30.84

7.69

#11.15

6.51

23.11

5.24

33.85

8.02

#41.09

18.61

Arthritis

100.78

7.88

102.20

9.06

95.89

14.33

#16.19

8.39

68.04

10.32

177.31

20.43

297.58

48.28

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

#4.86

1.88

#4.61

2.27

#5.70

2.97

#4.12

2.24

#5.87

3.17

#4.29

3.15

0.00

0.00

Any of the above diseases

235.42

10.36

242.67

12.13

210.57

21.07

84.46

17.26

159.13

12.86

398.37

24.48

630.77

60.97

#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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