Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex, according to drinking status1 in the past year, United States, NESARC, 2001–2002.

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Drinking status and health conditions

Both sexes/
ages 18 and older

Sex

Rate

S.E.

Male

Female

Rate

S.E.

Rate

S.E.

Total

 

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

15.80

0.79

17.42

1.27

14.31

0.92

High blood pressure or hypertension

185.24

3.86

171.30

4.56

198.07

4.25


Cirrhosis of the liver


2.15


0.28


3.17


0.52


1.22


0.25

Any other form of liver disease

5.26

0.42

6.31

0.68

4.30

0.44


Chest pain or angina pectoris


37.56


1.47


34.56


1.83


40.32


1.91

Rapid heart beat or tachycardia

39.31

1.48

29.51

1.64

48.33

2.18

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

8.93

0.55

10.73

0.83

7.27

0.64

Any other form of heart disease

27.25

1.16

27.44

1.71

27.07

1.36


Stomach ulcer


23.17


0.96


19.80


1.29


26.27


1.27

Gastritis

42.23

1.39

31.45

1.73

52.15

1.95

Arthritis

170.37

4.27

129.88

4.36

207.64

5.22

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

3.40

0.36

3.30

0.56

3.49

0.46


Any of the above diseases


329.25


6.05


293.78


6.90


361.88


6.57


Current drinker

 

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

10.66

0.83

13.01

1.21

8.06

0.92

High blood pressure or hypertension

152.45

3.36

152.43

4.42

152.46

4.13


Cirrhosis of the liver


1.69


0.35


2.65


0.63


#0.63


0.24

Any other form of liver disease

4.26

0.49

4.79

0.69

3.67

0.61


Chest pain or angina pectoris


27.46


1.33


27.96


1.73


26.91


1.90

Rapid heart beat or tachycardia

30.07

1.44

24.77

1.73

35.95

2.02

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

4.75

0.43

5.96

0.71

3.40

0.55

Any other form of heart disease

19.15

1.11

21.58

1.64

16.45

1.32


Stomach ulcer


19.29


0.97


16.85


1.27


21.99


1.35

Gastritis

37.41

1.58

29.82

1.90

45.83

2.23

Arthritis

138.80

3.81

113.86

4.26

166.47

4.89

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

3.06

0.45

3.12

0.70

3.01

0.52


Any of the above diseases


288.80


5.36


270.48


6.68


309.12


6.14


Former drinker

 

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

25.48

1.99

30.05

3.65

21.57

2.25

High blood pressure or hypertension

279.66

6.76

263.81

9.75

293.19

8.50


Cirrhosis of the liver


4.60


0.84


6.46


1.65


3.02


0.82

Any other form of liver disease

9.87

1.37

12.95

2.47

7.24

1.29


Chest pain or angina pectoris


65.77


3.82


63.35


5.28


67.83


4.65

Rapid heart beat or tachycardia

63.62

3.46

49.09

4.51

76.02

5.09

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

18.74

1.94

24.49

2.82

13.84

2.28

Any other form of heart disease

47.77

2.87

49.66

4.73

46.15

3.81


Stomach ulcer


36.37


2.63


33.68


4.12


38.67


3.37

Gastritis

60.70

3.21

45.53

4.56

73.65

4.77

Arthritis

266.46

7.68

217.29

10.26

308.42

9.54

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

5.67

0.93

4.59

1.15

6.59

1.34


Any of the above diseases


464.89


8.77


428.67


12.22


495.80


10.52


Lifetime abstainer

 

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

25.58

2.31

26.68

4.74

25.06

2.67

High blood pressure or hypertension

215.01

8.48

155.65

10.66

243.06

9.75


Cirrhosis of the liver


#1.46


0.52


#1.67


1.10


#1.36


0.54

Any other form of liver disease

4.44

0.90

#6.21

2.33

3.60

0.72


Chest pain or angina pectoris


47.59


3.15


34.22


4.70


53.91


3.79

Rapid heart beat or tachycardia

49.98

3.61

30.85

4.39

59.02

4.54

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

14.95

1.72

20.59

3.72

12.29

1.73

Any other form of heart disease

37.40

3.16

31.95

4.93

39.97

3.71


Stomach ulcer


24.70


2.08


18.25


3.34


27.74


2.70

Gastritis

42.02

2.73

21.37

3.44

51.78

3.65

Arthritis

193.83

8.73

103.78

8.42

236.37

10.90

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

2.39

0.58

#2.61

1.05

#2.28

0.69


Any of the above diseases


346.77


11.62


244.77


13.70


394.96


13.33

S.E.: standard error.

#Unreliable estimate with relative standard error > 0.3.

1 Current drinker:1 or more drinks in the past year.Former drinker: at least 1 drink in life, but not in the past year. Lifetime abstainer: never had 1 or more drinks in life.

SOURCE: Alcohol Epidemiologic Data System. Chen, C.M.; Yi, H.; Falk D.E., Stinson, F.S.; Dawson, D.A.; and Grant, B.F. Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorder in the United States: Main Findings from the 2001–2002 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC). U.S. Alcohol Epidemiologic Data Reference Manual, Vol. 8, Number 1. Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (January 2006).