Table 4-1. Population (in 1,000s) ages 18 years and older, by sex and age group, according to selected respondent characteristics, United States, 2001–2002.

Respondent characteristics

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.

Total

207,880

15,742

99,615

7,503

108,265

8,291

27,019

2,110

82,521

6,692

64,575

4,787

33,765

2,395

Race/Ethnicity

                           

White, Not Hispanic or Latino

147,367

9,914

70,845

4,756

76,522

5,221

16,743

1,117

54,324

3,870

48,562

3,283

27,738

1,876

Black, Not Hispanic or Latino

23,005

2,478

10,066

1,071

12,940

1,429

3,643

398

9,965

1,104

6,698

740

2,700

310

American Indian/Alaska Native, Not Hispanic or Latino

4,410

332

2,102

189

2,308

189

476

65

1,829

185

1,502

140

602

71

Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Not Hispanic or Latino

9,070

1,537

4,377

789

4,693

783

1,437

281

4,210

671

2,540

483

883

241

Hispanic or Latino

24,027

3,662

12,226

1,842

11,801

1,836

4,720

701

12,192

1,907

5,274

833

1,842

313

Marital Status

                           

Married

121,073

8,812

60,619

4,423

60,454

4,447

4,501

378

51,773

4,061

45,655

3,282

19,144

1,317

Living with someone as if married

7,032

632

3,542

346

3,490

334

1,553

148

3,974

408

1,366

155

138

30

Widowed

13,567

1,002

2,450

204

11,117

831

#13

7

384

54

2,574

211

10,595

794

Divorced

18,313

1,365

7,643

579

10,670

821

220

36

6,883

496

8,966

732

2,245

202

Separated

4,413

434

1,663

174

2,750

292

271

46

2,269

235

1,552

180

321

46

Never married

43,483

3,866

23,699

2,080

19,784

1,827

20,461

1,656

17,237

1,728

4,463

442

1,322

149

Ever Had Children

                           

Yes

149,764

10,848

67,496

4,869

82,268

6,035

5,815

463

58,124

4,468

55,544

4,040

30,281

2,093

No

58,116

5,027

32,119

2,737

25,997

2,329

21,204

1,710

24,397

2,325

9,031

794

3,484

337

Children Ages Under 13 Living in Household

                           

Yes

61,883

5,021

27,843

2,228

34,039

2,845

7,437

642

43,982

3,535

9,346

857

1,118

146

No

145,997

10,847

71,772

5,368

74,225

5,528

19,582

1,537

38,539

3,243

55,229

3,992

32,647

2,305

Education

                           

11 years or less

32,533

2,805

15,891

1,298

16,643

1,545

4,763

470

9,781

1,061

8,601

782

9,389

679

12 years

60,962

4,056

28,633

1,888

32,329

2,228

8,804

646

21,975

1,556

18,541

1,229

11,642

825

13–15 years

62,651

4,625

28,808

2,213

33,843

2,467

11,116

876

26,004

2,042

18,509

1,366

7,022

544

16 or more years

51,733

4,750

26,282

2,442

25,450

2,345

2,336

269

24,761

2,393

18,924

1,713

5,711

501

Currently Employed Full Time

                           

Yes

111,188

8,704

64,620

5,038

46,568

3,723

12,114

936

58,129

4,717

39,060

3,039

1,885

180

No

96,692

7,120

34,995

2,537

61,697

4,639

14,905

1,242

24,392

2,040

25,515

1,807

31,880

2,261

Family Annual Income

                           

$0 to $19,999

49,128

3,669

19,696

1,533

29,432

2,191

11,227

861

13,433

1,190

11,021

859

13,447

951

$20,000 to $34,999

41,836

2,956

20,053

1,425

21,783

1,580

5,561

463

16,514

1,268

10,720

754

9,040

645

$35,000 to $59,999

51,848

3,816

25,924

1,837

25,924

2,032

5,260

459

22,726

1,778

17,094

1,190

6,768

545

$60,000 or more

65,068

5,718

33,942

3,032

31,125

2,748

4,971

493

29,848

2,742

25,739

2,230

4,509

401

Current/Most Recent Occupation

                           

Executive, administrative, and managerial

25,420

2,272

13,538

1,226

11,882

1,095

1,484

183

11,732

1,126

10,127

900

2,077

177

Professional specialty

30,042

2,503

12,532

1,112

17,509

1,440

2,183

223

14,923

1,316

10,885

909

2,049

181

Technical and related support

14,728

1,213

9,074

777

5,653

474

1,712

162

7,185

641

4,903

441

928

91

Sales

17,134

1,368

7,440

648

9,694

771

4,327

359

6,872

646

4,476

378

1,459

125

Administrative support, including clerical

15,603

1,164

2,640

282

12,963

929

2,522

261

6,221

515

5,078

397

1,782

150

Private household

1,766

187

176

43

1,590

177

232

40

662

109

598

74

273

38

Protective services

2,518

252

1,976

209

542

77

293

47

1,352

154

691

96

182

35

Other services, except protective and household

24,681

1,837

10,153

837

14,528

1,053

5,684

434

9,924

837

6,818

553

2,255

171

Farming, forestry, and fishing

3,787

240

2,781

185

1,006

106

475

76

1,138

119

1,328

126

845

77

Precision production, craft, and repair

7,055

516

6,142

461

913

88

758

95

3,384

284

2,257

206

657

66

Operators, fabricators, and laborers

14,236

1,032

10,540

761

3,696

335

2,355

220

6,548

510

4,120

362

1,214

114

Transportation and material moving

4,902

397

4,139

332

763

90

465

71

2,229

209

1,768

165

440

53

Handlers, equipment cleaners, and laborers

6,015

528

4,608

413

1,407

155

1,251

142

2,699

254

1,570

171

496

75

Military

1,497

206

1,215

177

282

52

364

67

767

123

282

66

84

20

Born in the United States

                           

Yes

176,776

11,987

84,175

5,661

92,601

6,383

22,757

1,589

67,416

4,864

56,124

3,763

30,479

2,005

No

31,104

4,807

15,440

2,407

15,664

2,425

4,262

646

15,105

2,273

8,451

1,438

3,286

576

Family Structure Before Age 18

                           

Both biological/adoptive parents in the household

151,270

11,368

72,989

5,482

78,281

5,936

16,217

1,291

56,279

4,607

50,850

3,728

27,924

1,963

Only biological mother in the household (father never present)

19,465

1,719

8,823

758

10,642

996

3,513

324

8,712

800

5,025

485

2,214

205

Biological/adoptive parents divorced or no longer living together

32,996

2,459

15,878

1,210

17,118

1,298

6,852

543

15,971

1,251

7,396

570

2,778

236

Raised by relatives, by foster parents or in an institution

4,149

448

1,926

228

2,224

247

437

69

1,559

203

1,305

153

849

103

Self-Perceived Current Health

                           

Excellent/Very good

125,759

10,018

62,261

4,968

63,498

5,107

20,035

1,572

58,066

4,946

35,686

2,815

11,972

896

Good

49,581

3,622

23,030

1,678

26,551

1,998

5,281

468

16,852

1,311

16,639

1,255

10,809

771

Fair/Poor

31,202

2,183

13,638

946

17,563

1,277

1,492

151

7,059

537

11,818

828

10,832

817

Currently Covered by Health Insurance

                           

Yes

168,458

12,568

79,300

5,886

89,158

6,730

17,056

1,313

64,560

5,161

53,689

3,985

33,152

2,344

No

39,422

3,460

20,315

1,795

19,107

1,721

9,963

883

17,961

1,681

10,886

924

613

88

Smoked Any Cigarettes in the Past Year

                           

Yes

50,496

3,435

27,110

1,903

23,386

1,589

8,468

614

22,787

1,615

15,571

1,084

3,671

273

No

157,383

12,440

72,505

5,684

84,879

6,803

18,551

1,565

59,734

5,178

49,004

3,782

30,094

2,163

Smoked 100 or More Cigarettes in Life

                           

Yes

90,764

6,328

49,498

3,461

41,266

2,926

9,443

669

31,999

2,345

32,787

2,338

16,535

1,146

No

117,116

9,614

50,117

4,156

66,999

5,506

17,576

1,516

50,522

4,452

31,788

2,548

17,230

1,307

Any Depression in the Past Year

                           

Yes

14,686

988

4,853

370

9,833

678

2,955

237

6,226

461

4,508

332

996

105

No

193,194

14,826

94,762

7,190

98,432

7,685

24,064

1,936

76,295

6,288

60,067

4,518

32,769

2,323

Any Depression in Life

                           

Yes

34,380

2,355

11,765

863

22,616

1,542

4,773

380

14,548

1,048

12,082

836

2,978

247

No

173,500

13,498

87,851

6,701

85,649

6,849

22,246

1,809

67,973

5,712

52,493

4,023

30,787

2,189

Age Started Drinking

                           

14 years or younger

13,069

1,002

8,187

636

4,881

412

2,075

193

6,462

520

3,362

290

1,169

122

15 to 17 years

43,119

3,057

25,769

1,843

17,350

1,272

8,420

627

20,625

1,551

10,493

768

3,581

282

18 to 20 years

61,826

4,739

33,289

2,557

28,537

2,236

7,903

649

24,402

1,984

20,928

1,628

8,592

657

21 years or older

49,978

3,977

19,038

1,617

30,940

2,416

2,517

245

18,588

1,714

18,675

1,399

10,198

779

Family History of Alcoholism

                           

None

99,320

8,573

49,658

4,200

49,661

4,420

12,812

1,140

37,793

3,540

29,281

2,508

19,433

1,549

2nd degree relatives only

37,994

2,663

18,741

1,324

19,253

1,385

6,859

536

17,012

1,285

10,430

761

3,692

261

1st degree relatives only

27,579

1,973

12,696

941

14,883

1,081

1,958

187

8,707

735

10,366

757

6,547

460

Both 1st and 2nd degree relatives

42,987

2,982

18,520

1,312

24,467

1,728

5,389

414

19,009

1,395

14,497

1,018

4,092

308

Any Parent Alcoholic

                           

Yes

44,389

3,141

19,495

1,411

24,894

1,785

6,139

484

19,412

1,446

14,879

1,057

3,959

309

No

163,491

12,737

80,120

6,191

83,371

6,600

20,880

1,686

63,109

5,323

49,696

3,811

29,806

2,140

Married to Alcoholic/Lived with Alcoholic as Married

                           

Yes

21,540

1,483

4,903

374

16,636

1,160

706

83

8,865

617

8,869

663

3,099

234

No

186,340

14,371

94,712

7,200

91,628

7,222

26,313

2,067

73,656

6,157

55,706

4,187

30,666

2,205

Any Alcohol Treatment in the Past Year

                           

Yes

2,908

246

2,068

186

840

93

392

54

1,397

147

962

106

157

30

No

204,972

15,548

97,547

7,364

107,425

8,236

26,627

2,088

81,124

6,590

63,613

4,722

33,608

2,388

Any Alcohol Treatment in Life

                           

Yes

9,071

676

6,637

511

2,434

202

839

96

4,208

336

3,406

281

618

84

No

198,809

15,139

92,979

7,051

105,830

8,141

26,180

2,058

78,313

6,417

61,169

4,560

33,147

2,347

#Relative standard error >0.3.


SOURCE: NIAAA 2001–2002 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.

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