Twelve-month prevalence of DSM-IV alcohol dependence by age, sex, and race-ethnicity: United States, 2001–2002 (NESARC)*.

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Sociodemographic characteristic

Male

Female

Total

%

S.E.

Population estimatea

%

S.E.

Population estimate

%

S.E.

Population estimate

Total

Total

5.42

0.21

5397

2.32

0.13

2515

3.81

0.14

7912

18–29

13.00

0.68

2934

5.52

0.40

1256

9.24

0.41

4190

30–44

4.98

0.34

1570

2.61

0.26

851

3.77

0.23

2422

45–64

2.67

0.25

837

1.15

0.17

383

1.89

0.15

1220

65+

0.39

0.11

56

0.13

0.06

25

0.24

0.06

80

White

Total

5.41

0.26

3832

2.37

0.16

1811

3.83

0.16

5642

18–29

15.10

0.91

2083

6.38

0.57

891

10.71

0.57

2974

30–44

5.13

0.44

1101

2.84

0.33

621

3.98

0.28

1722

45–64

2.56

0.30

611

1.15

0.21

285

1.84

0.18

895

65+

0.32

0.11

37

0.08

0.05

13

0.18

0.05

50

Black

Total

5.09

0.52

512

2.39

0.31

309

3.57

0.29

821

18–29

8.75

1.53

235

3.79

0.74

124

6.03

0.82

359

30–44

4.40

0.81

149

2.53

0.43

108

3.36

0.42

257

45–64

3.98

0.76

117

1.74

0.54

65

2.72

0.43

182

65+

1.10

0.58

12

0.71

0.47

12

0.87

0.36

23

Native Americanb

Total

8.38

1.84

176

4.49

1.32

104

6.35

1.17

280

18–29

15.96

5.61

59

8.73

3.62

43

11.83

3.31

102

30–44

10.94

3.43

77

5.77

3.16

43

8.27

2.32

120

45–64

5.11

2.33

41

2.53

1.70

18

3.90

1.48

59

65+

0.00

0.00

0

0.00

0.00

0

0.00

0.00

0

Asianc

Total

3.56

0.74

156

1.34

0.49

63

2.41

0.38

218

18–29

10.22

2.33

135

4.27

1.81

51

7.39

1.15

186

30–44

0.28

0.29

4

0.59

0.44

9

0.44

0.27

14

45–64

1.42

0.89

16

0.15

0.14

2

0.72

0.41

18

65+

0.00

0.00

0

0.00

0.00

0

0.00

0.00

0

Hispanic/Latino

Total

5.90

0.72

721

1.94

0.27

229

3.95

0.44

950

18–29

9.58

1.33

422

3.85

0.60

147

6.92

0.80

569

30–44

5.33

1.04

240

1.65

0.53

69

3.55

0.72

309

45–64

2.06

0.63

53

0.46

0.19

13

1.23

0.31

65

65+

0.85

0.86

7

0.00

0.00

0

0.36

0.36

7

* Data are from the NIAAA 20012002 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC).

a Population counts are in thousands.

b Includes American Indians and Alaska Natives.

c Includes Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders.

Source: Grant, B.F.; Dawson, D.A.; Stinson, F.S.; Chou, S.P.; Dufour, M.C.; and Pickering, R.P. The 12-month prevalence and trends in DSM-IV alcohol abuse and dependence: United States, 1991–1992 and 2001–2002. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 74(3):223–34, 2004.