Rate per 1,000 population of selected past-year health conditions, by sex, according to DSM-IV alcohol use disorders in the past year, among current drinkers,1 United States, 2001–2002.

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Past-year DSM-IV alcohol use disorders
and health conditions

Both sexes/
ages 18 and older

Sex

Estimate

S.E.

Male

Female

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Alcohol use disorder

 

 

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

5.02

1.29

#5.48

1.65

#3.95

2.09

High blood pressure or hypertension

112.27

6.37

122.15

8.00

89.23

10.41


Cirrhosis of the liver


#5.39


1.97


#7.19


2.80


#1.20


0.76

Any other form of liver disease

7.81

1.64

8.84

2.08

#5.41

2.38


Chest pain or angina pectoris


27.68


3.43


28.66


4.52


25.38


5.12

Rapid heart beat or tachycardia

32.54

4.20

30.99

4.86

36.17

7.87

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

4.82

1.33

#5.19

1.60

#3.95

2.39

Any other form of heart disease

15.32

2.66

14.09

3.08

18.18

4.90


Stomach ulcer


24.11


3.06


21.33


3.70


30.60


5.81

Gastritis

35.03

3.94

30.33

4.66

45.98

7.59

Arthritis

95.94

6.02

89.17

7.52

111.72

11.01

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

9.62

2.39

#8.62

2.83

#11.94

4.16


Any of the above diseases


239.99


9.11


241.48


11.14


236.53


15.60


Alcohol abuse

 

 

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

#4.65

1.52

#4.85

1.76

#4.16

3.13

High blood pressure or hypertension

108.65

8.01

119.92

9.72

80.48

12.82


Cirrhosis of the liver


#0.75


0.52


#1.05


0.74


0.00


0.00

Any other form of liver disease

#3.92

1.55

#4.47

1.94

#2.54

2.52


Chest pain or angina pectoris


19.86


3.65


19.63


4.21


#20.43


6.48

Rapid heart beat or tachycardia

17.00

3.66

13.31

3.49

#26.23

8.09

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

#3.17

1.67

#2.75

1.63

#4.21

4.21

Any other form of heart disease

12.75

2.97

13.55

3.70

#10.74

4.56


Stomach ulcer


12.18


2.87


#10.45


3.48


#16.51


5.03

Gastritis

26.76

5.20

22.40

5.98

37.66

9.69

Arthritis

111.88

8.71

103.20

11.04

133.56

16.68

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

#2.38

1.29

#1.69

1.32

#4.13

3.07


Any of the above diseases


237.50


11.30


241.54


13.87


227.43


20.79


Alcohol dependence

 

 

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

#5.47

2.12

#6.28

2.82

#3.72

2.72

High blood pressure or hypertension

116.69

10.49

125.00

14.22

98.84

15.81


Cirrhosis of the liver


#11.07


4.36


#15.05


6.33


#2.52


1.60

Any other form of liver disease

12.57

3.14

14.45

4.09

#8.56

4.18


Chest pain or angina pectoris


37.24


6.62


40.22


8.95


30.82


8.27

Rapid heart beat or tachycardia

51.54

8.14

53.61

9.92

#47.09

14.31

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

#6.83

2.14

#8.31

2.99

#3.66

1.98

Any other form of heart disease

18.47

4.88

#14.79

5.39

#26.36

9.10


Stomach ulcer


38.69


6.00


35.26


7.17


46.07


10.58

Gastritis

45.13

6.64

40.47

8.08

55.13

12.73

Arthritis

76.47

7.97

71.21

9.10

87.74

14.77

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

18.46

5.12

#17.50

6.26

#20.52

7.96


Any of the above diseases


243.03


14.76


241.41


17.82


246.52


25.54


No alcohol use disorder

 

 

Hardening of the arteries or arteriosclerosis

11.50

0.90

14.57

1.40

8.43

0.94

High blood pressure or hypertension

158.41

3.60

158.72

4.88

158.10

4.30


Cirrhosis of the liver


1.14


0.28


1.71


0.50


#0.58


0.25

Any other form of liver disease

3.73

0.49

3.95

0.71

3.52

0.63


Chest pain or angina pectoris


27.43


1.47


27.81


1.88


27.05


2.04

Rapid heart beat or tachycardia

29.71

1.48

23.48

1.73

35.93

2.10

Heart attack or myocardial infarction

4.74

0.46

6.12

0.77

3.35

0.55

Any other form of heart disease

19.71

1.18

23.13

1.83

16.30

1.35


Stomach ulcer


18.57


1.00


15.91


1.32


21.22


1.40

Gastritis

37.76

1.61

29.71

1.95

45.82

2.29

Arthritis

145.16

4.14

118.99

4.80

171.35

5.20

Schizophrenia or psychotic illness

2.09

0.36

1.97

0.53

2.21

0.44


Any of the above diseases


296.04


5.72


276.50


7.33


315.59


6.37

S.E.: standard error.

#Unreliable estimate with relative standard error > 0.3.

1Current drinker: 1 or more drinks in the past year.

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).