Table 2-8. Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex and age group, according to frequency of getting into potentially harmful situations after drinking in the past year, among current drinkers,1 United States, 2001–2002.

Getting into potentially harmful situations
after drinking 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

10.95

0.86

13.52

1.27

8.17

0.94

0.00

0.00

1.75

0.46

12.49

1.74

54.71

4.52

High blood pressure or hypertension

154.36

3.39

154.78

4.53

153.91

4.16

29.31

3.69

67.74

3.67

237.82

5.60

404.89

9.88

Cirrhosis of the liver

1.64

0.36

2.61

0.65

#0.59

0.24

0.00

0.00

#1.05

0.47

#2.69

0.85

#2.95

1.08

Any other form of liver disease

4.12

0.48

4.68

0.69

3.51

0.60

#2.08

0.77

2.65

0.61

6.96

1.06

4.42

1.24

Chest pain or angina pectoris

27.50

1.38

28.01

1.80

26.95

1.91

8.94

1.63

15.14

1.71

37.66

2.86

68.81

5.36

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

29.96

1.46

24.38

1.77

35.97

2.03

11.51

2.30

18.04

1.75

40.77

2.71

67.66

5.38

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

4.83

0.44

6.10

0.72

3.45

0.55

#0.91

0.54

1.41

0.40

6.79

1.03

17.12

2.10

Any other form of Heart disease

19.24

1.13

21.87

1.68

16.40

1.32

4.87

1.39

6.87

0.97

24.69

2.09

68.47

5.56

Stomach ulcer

19.25

0.97

16.76

1.27

21.95

1.35

16.91

2.46

18.49

1.50

21.11

1.82

19.86

2.61

Gastritis

37.55

1.57

29.92

1.94

45.76

2.21

16.31

2.49

30.91

2.18

45.03

2.94

67.16

5.36

Arthritis

140.94

3.90

116.53

4.41

167.25

4.93

19.46

3.08

64.05

3.30

202.66

6.58

408.78

9.51

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

2.88

0.42

2.81

0.65

2.95

0.53

#2.62

0.83

2.87

0.64

3.25

0.89

#2.20

1.01

Any of the above diseases

291.49

5.42

273.77

6.81

310.60

6.12

86.69

6.19

166.49

5.96

413.56

7.27

676.55

8.85

At least once in the past year

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

#0.84

0.83

#1.08

1.08

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

#278.68

248.73

High blood pressure or hypertension

86.48

13.76

98.08

16.75

#47.34

17.27

64.62

19.24

70.50

18.47

237.01

53.91

#729.16

244.09

Cirrhosis of the liver

#3.53

1.76

#3.64

2.09

#3.16

3.18

#1.67

1.67

#4.34

2.99

#8.00

8.02

0.00

0.00

Any other form of liver disease

#9.16

4.08

#7.32

4.54

#15.36

9.22

0.00

0.00

#16.13

8.41

#16.91

11.16

0.00

0.00

Chest pain or angina pectoris

26.07

6.15

26.73

7.41

#23.85

11.98

#29.31

10.98

#9.47

5.18

#90.15

28.66

0.00

0.00

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

34.12

8.76

#33.93

10.26

#34.78

13.98

#29.07

12.28

#26.51

9.78

#79.09

35.75

#450.48

303.19

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

#2.12

2.12

#2.75

2.75

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

#21.36

21.08

0.00

0.00

Any other form of Heart disease

#15.96

5.80

#14.81

6.40

#19.85

13.08

#18.07

10.39

#13.78

6.94

#17.38

16.97

0.00

0.00

Stomach ulcer

20.37

5.98

#18.94

6.83

#25.21

12.17

#23.18

10.27

#21.64

8.72

#2.81

2.82

0.00

0.00

Gastritis

32.71

7.77

#27.42

8.27

#50.59

18.62

#28.24

12.34

#32.85

11.27

#52.60

23.48

0.00

0.00

Arthritis

65.22

10.06

52.00

10.94

109.81

27.12

#23.19

8.82

80.40

17.76

179.78

44.78

0.00

0.00

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

#9.54

4.17

#10.21

5.26

#7.25

4.30

#5.94

5.20

#5.88

4.85

#42.56

26.70

0.00

0.00

Any of the above diseases

195.89

18.42

194.08

21.34

202.01

35.77

148.47

24.87

186.74

27.69

429.50

58.24

#729.16

244.09

#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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