Table 2-9. Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex and age group, according to age of starting to drink, among current drinkers,1 United States, 2001–2002.

Age of starting to drink
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.

14 years or younger

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

#7.54

2.27

#9.82

3.53

#3.63

1.59

0.00

0.00

#6.45

3.24

#4.62

2.59

#48.85

17.07

High blood pressure or hypertension

144.28

11.23

166.15

14.96

106.70

12.91

#40.99

15.74

109.73

13.31

236.56

25.68

403.84

40.55

Cirrhosis of the liver

#8.53

2.82

#11.80

4.33

#2.92

1.99

#1.54

1.54

#8.39

4.49

#13.96

6.78

#10.87

7.72

Any other form of liver disease

16.58

4.12

20.70

5.57

#9.51

3.89

0.00

0.00

#15.98

6.01

#33.39

11.55

#10.30

7.29

Chest pain or angina pectoris

40.73

6.02

45.63

8.46

32.31

7.51

#17.87

8.26

39.53

9.03

48.79

10.68

88.61

23.86

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

41.98

6.16

43.59

8.24

39.23

7.63

#56.64

18.02

30.80

7.59

50.01

10.85

#63.45

23.52

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

#5.88

2.04

#6.86

2.62

#4.19

3.31

0.00

0.00

#6.55

3.15

#9.23

5.16

#5.53

5.55

Any other form of Heart disease

26.09

5.13

29.51

7.06

20.22

6.03

#22.84

11.10

#16.59

5.73

41.29

10.91

#60.42

21.63

Stomach ulcer

40.02

5.36

36.69

6.81

45.74

8.98

40.76

12.12

34.29

6.59

53.41

15.22

#37.84

17.29

Gastritis

40.39

5.34

29.54

5.68

59.04

9.72

#17.84

8.06

40.48

7.35

59.37

12.96

#37.96

15.60

Arthritis

140.95

10.52

133.88

13.32

153.09

14.86

#30.60

10.84

103.64

12.23

239.66

23.98

421.18

50.86

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

6.33

1.66

#7.20

2.32

#4.84

2.25

#3.51

2.52

#4.09

1.80

#15.67

5.89

0.00

0.00

Any of the above diseases

307.02

13.29

321.67

17.66

281.83

17.69

144.76

24.24

260.70

18.17

456.47

28.16

633.15

46.14

15 to 17 years

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

9.52

1.37

12.97

2.14

#4.37

1.53

0.00

0.00

#1.80

0.80

20.44

4.76

63.84

13.09

High blood pressure or hypertension

122.53

5.16

138.94

6.72

98.01

7.07

26.85

4.89

70.42

5.70

247.35

12.95

417.20

26.55

Cirrhosis of the liver

#1.47

0.61

#1.96

0.90

#0.74

0.69

0.00

0.00

#1.20

0.88

#2.29

1.34

#5.72

4.53

Any other form of liver disease

3.82

0.83

4.66

1.14

#2.55

0.92

#2.41

1.38

#2.22

0.81

8.78

2.31

#3.71

3.25

Chest pain or angina pectoris

23.18

2.62

25.66

3.09

19.49

4.45

#8.56

2.78

13.01

3.58

45.51

7.37

74.09

14.59

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

24.03

2.34

20.01

2.71

30.04

4.37

#8.05

2.66

18.12

2.96

43.80

6.71

55.19

12.77

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

3.49

0.78

4.42

1.21

#2.09

0.77

#1.00

1.00

#1.32

0.66

#7.21

2.46

#15.81

6.16

Any other form of Heart disease

15.81

1.82

18.05

2.49

12.45

2.44

#8.40

2.71

7.55

1.69

26.56

5.28

67.82

11.84

Stomach ulcer

14.06

1.61

12.01

2.12

17.14

2.21

13.06

3.43

14.34

2.36

15.38

3.91

#10.74

4.23

Gastritis

34.96

2.89

31.16

3.45

40.65

4.71

12.74

3.66

35.20

4.61

43.72

6.37

77.75

14.95

Arthritis

106.62

4.94

102.19

6.67

113.24

6.94

16.87

3.66

64.50

5.34

199.54

12.65

414.65

26.31

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

#3.42

1.03

#3.76

1.63

2.92

0.80

#2.21

1.37

#3.40

1.05

#5.06

2.91

#1.98

1.53

Any of the above diseases

242.58

7.14

251.28

9.62

229.57

10.16

75.91

8.09

174.27

8.98

424.85

15.52

703.28

22.71

18 to 20 years

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

9.39

1.15

10.58

1.56

7.90

1.60

0.00

0.00

#0.34

0.23

10.36

2.13

55.85

7.65

High blood pressure or hypertension

149.26

4.69

152.02

6.09

145.81

6.67

38.06

7.05

61.33

5.23

230.20

9.36

402.70

16.68

Cirrhosis of the liver

#0.86

0.40

#1.44

0.71

#0.13

0.13

0.00

0.00

#0.06

0.06

#2.45

1.20

#0.22

0.22

Any other form of liver disease

3.19

0.61

2.44

0.69

4.12

1.01

#2.11

1.15

#2.07

0.78

5.39

1.35

#2.20

1.41

Chest pain or angina pectoris

24.32

1.77

25.45

2.68

22.91

2.28

9.73

2.75

10.07

2.12

32.90

3.97

74.91

7.72

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

28.07

1.97

25.97

2.84

30.69

2.62

#9.07

3.02

16.60

2.42

32.69

3.51

86.20

9.43

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

5.08

0.83

6.17

1.25

3.72

0.91

#0.46

0.46

#0.44

0.32

6.87

1.80

24.55

4.57

Any other form of Heart disease

18.57

1.61

21.35

2.28

15.08

1.89

#1.21

1.20

5.29

1.31

24.63

3.12

77.12

9.45

Stomach ulcer

18.61

1.69

16.78

2.12

20.91

2.54

16.88

3.85

17.84

2.46

19.89

2.90

20.12

3.98

Gastritis

36.48

2.44

30.16

3.10

44.38

3.50

21.58

4.71

31.76

3.81

41.79

4.39

59.57

7.86

Arthritis

132.75

5.09

115.54

5.68

154.24

7.62

22.25

5.23

59.02

4.90

192.29

9.84

395.80

17.12

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

2.00

0.50

#1.90

0.73

#2.14

0.67

#4.50

1.80

#2.18

0.91

#1.01

0.50

#0.93

0.93

Any of the above diseases

281.53

6.63

270.88

7.88

294.84

9.67

101.46

10.56

150.60

7.99

405.05

11.42

669.82

15.55

21 years or older

                           

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

14.13

1.64

18.92

3.03

10.94

1.77

0.00

0.00

#1.91

0.95

11.90

2.78

53.84

6.49

High blood pressure or hypertension

184.40

6.06

169.28

8.71

194.49

7.01

28.29

8.00

61.00

5.57

245.92

9.45

407.32

13.95

Cirrhosis of the liver

#1.35

0.68

#2.29

1.59

#0.71

0.40

0.00

0.00

#0.23

0.23

#1.75

1.65

#3.67

1.83

Any other form of liver disease

3.18

0.72

#3.21

1.01

3.17

0.88

#1.18

1.19

#1.25

0.63

4.29

1.20

#6.23

2.36

Chest pain or angina pectoris

31.29

2.57

28.34

4.10

33.26

3.12

#15.01

6.40

15.49

2.78

39.20

4.99

58.43

7.97

Rapid Heart beat or tachycardia

35.55

2.69

23.20

3.53

43.79

3.52

#8.75

4.01

17.34

3.14

49.10

4.98

60.09

6.94

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

5.02

0.82

7.05

1.42

3.66

0.93

#2.10

2.09

#1.04

0.56

6.80

1.62

11.88

2.69

Any other form of Heart disease

20.84

2.13

23.35

3.62

19.16

2.30

#0.81

0.79

5.88

1.60

21.43

3.19

63.16

8.23

Stomach ulcer

19.38

1.82

15.37

2.28

22.06

2.54

#14.36

6.35

19.12

2.91

20.32

2.64

19.79

4.09

Gastritis

40.68

2.77

28.33

3.44

48.91

4.06

#19.92

7.66

23.46

3.79

49.36

4.82

71.19

8.29

Arthritis

173.23

6.94

120.83

8.38

208.17

9.01

#14.69

6.10

59.19

5.77

214.63

10.50

417.95

13.85

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

3.42

0.99

#3.04

1.73

#3.67

1.18

0.00

0.00

#3.17

1.50

#4.14

1.86

#3.67

2.17

Any of the above diseases

334.66

8.95

281.01

12.32

370.44

9.99

77.88

13.43

153.28

9.12

421.16

11.31

680.66

13.85

#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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