Table 1-8. Percent distribution of family history of alcoholism among past-year drinkers,1 by sex, age group, and selected respondent characteristics, United States, 2012–2013.

Respondent characteristics


Both sexes

Sex

Age (years)

Male

Female

18—24

25—44

45—64

65+

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Total

                           

         None

33.41

0.47

36.49

0.66

30.25

0.49

36.45

0.99

31.20

0.62

32.53

0.66

38.83

1.22

         2nd-degree relatives only

22.66

0.34

23.20

0.45

22.10

0.45

27.45

1.02

26.43

0.53

18.94

0.52

16.55

0.84

         1st-degree relatives only

12.83

0.27

12.59

0.36

13.07

0.39

8.40

0.61

9.27

0.35

16.15

0.51

18.96

0.82

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

31.10

0.37

27.72

0.49

34.58

0.53

27.71

0.99

33.09

0.57

32.38

0.59

25.67

1.06

Race/Ethnicity

                           

    White, non-Hispanic

                           

         None

31.17

0.54

34.42

0.85

27.90

0.55

32.94

1.41

28.42

0.77

30.40

0.78

37.23

1.27

         2nd-degree relatives only

23.13

0.43

24.05

0.58

22.21

0.59

27.97

1.47

27.71

0.71

19.96

0.64

17.33

0.87

         1st-degree relatives only

13.43

0.37

12.91

0.46

13.95

0.52

8.40

0.81

9.25

0.50

16.29

0.69

19.25

0.89

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

32.27

0.48

28.62

0.64

35.94

0.70

30.69

1.53

34.62

0.75

33.34

0.75

26.19

1.16

    Black, non-Hispanic

                           

         None

35.80

1.00

38.05

1.22

33.63

1.29

44.56

2.01

34.30

1.25

32.65

1.66

37.95

3.99

         2nd-degree relatives only

22.51

0.67

22.11

1.00

22.90

0.92

27.96

1.90

25.93

0.99

16.61

0.97

15.42

2.47

         1st-degree relatives only

12.84

0.54

13.57

0.75

12.14

0.74

8.92

1.33

10.04

0.78

16.54

1.15

22.98

2.79

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

28.85

0.87

26.27

1.22

31.32

1.05

18.57

1.33

29.74

1.26

34.20

1.46

23.65

2.97

    American Indian/Alaska Native, non-Hispanic

                           

         None

18.22

2.60

23.88

4.32

14.23

2.81

#13.00

4.35

15.67

4.28

21.58

4.00

#31.47

11.83

         2nd-degree relatives only

21.36

2.96

17.40

3.73

24.15

4.15

26.39

6.47

25.73

6.08

15.25

3.75

#12.39

7.11

         1st-degree relatives only

11.47

1.93

15.01

3.61

8.98

2.11

#11.47

4.64

#4.55

1.89

17.27

3.38

#24.83

11.57

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

48.95

3.01

43.70

4.61

52.64

4.59

49.15

6.18

54.06

5.55

45.90

5.32

#31.31

9.52

    Asian/Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic

                           

         None

62.46

1.78

63.14

2.26

61.59

2.65

63.09

4.60

60.29

2.79

62.24

3.32

75.83

7.35

         2nd-degree relatives only

16.61

1.58

17.62

1.84

15.32

2.20

16.50

3.35

20.21

2.09

12.81

2.45

#8.95

5.50

         1st-degree relatives only

10.41

1.31

10.70

1.81

10.06

1.62

7.82

2.28

9.36

1.67

13.80

2.70

#9.59

4.07

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

10.52

1.08

8.55

1.38

13.03

1.65

12.59

2.99

10.14

1.50

11.15

1.78

#5.64

3.09

    Hispanic, any race

                           

         None

34.08

0.84

36.18

1.10

31.62

1.14

35.84

1.87

30.37

1.15

37.27

1.69

46.85

3.63

         2nd-degree relatives only

22.74

0.71

22.67

1.00

22.82

0.95

28.93

1.55

24.63

0.98

17.07

1.43

10.10

2.45

         1st-degree relatives only

10.90

0.53

10.97

0.76

10.81

0.75

7.89

1.04

9.27

0.69

15.53

1.24

14.74

2.63

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

32.28

0.68

30.18

0.97

34.75

1.11

27.35

1.73

35.73

1.03

30.12

1.24

28.31

3.40

Marital Status

                           

    Married or cohabiting

                           

         None

32.98

0.59

36.00

0.87

29.66

0.60

26.25

2.25

30.91

0.76

33.53

0.84

39.75

1.55

         2nd-degree relatives only

22.60

0.45

22.91

0.60

22.27

0.62

26.57

1.57

27.61

0.79

19.09

0.64

16.94

1.17

         1st-degree relatives only

13.23

0.34

13.26

0.46

13.20

0.54

10.72

1.79

8.90

0.46

16.33

0.64

17.63

1.06

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

31.18

0.51

27.83

0.66

34.87

0.75

36.47

2.41

32.57

0.78

31.06

0.79

25.68

1.44

    Widowed, separated, or divorced

                           

         None

30.35

0.83

32.63

1.23

28.85

1.12

22.24

6.51

26.16

1.35

29.08

1.13

37.36

1.68

         2nd-degree relatives only

19.10

0.62

20.85

0.97

17.95

0.71

35.02

7.47

23.84

1.18

17.88

0.84

15.47

1.11

         1st-degree relatives only

15.82

0.62

15.68

0.95

15.92

0.79

#3.85

2.65

10.79

0.99

16.21

0.89

21.03

1.20

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

34.72

0.66

30.84

1.12

37.28

0.99

38.89

7.53

39.21

1.30

36.84

1.06

26.15

1.23

    Never married

                           

         None

36.81

0.80

39.73

1.16

33.23

0.94

39.53

1.15

34.55

1.25

34.17

1.50

37.07

4.27

         2nd-degree relatives only

25.54

0.70

25.19

0.83

25.96

0.98

27.53

1.17

24.90

0.95

20.78

1.70

21.56

4.02

         1st-degree relatives only

9.54

0.47

9.35

0.68

9.78

0.61

7.86

0.63

9.39

0.67

14.61

1.29

22.04

4.04

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

28.11

0.67

25.73

0.86

31.03

1.07

25.08

1.03

31.16

1.08

30.44

1.86

19.32

3.65

Children Under Age 13 Living in Household

                           

    Yes

                           

         None

31.08

0.71

34.32

1.10

28.24

0.91

30.75

1.83

30.57

0.82

32.35

1.32

39.73

5.61

         2nd-degree relatives only

24.70

0.60

25.36

0.95

24.12

0.74

29.70

1.94

26.14

0.72

17.25

1.43

#13.82

4.40

         1st-degree relatives only

10.54

0.43

10.45

0.68

10.62

0.59

8.88

1.08

9.21

0.49

15.79

1.26

16.89

4.31

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

33.68

0.64

29.87

1.00

37.02

1.03

30.67

2.03

34.09

0.76

34.60

1.50

29.56

4.86

    No

                           

         None

34.30

0.51

37.22

0.75

31.11

0.56

38.30

1.21

31.81

0.79

32.56

0.72

38.79

1.20

         2nd-degree relatives only

21.88

0.38

22.47

0.50

21.24

0.56

26.72

1.20

26.72

0.76

19.24

0.57

16.64

0.86

         1st-degree relatives only

13.70

0.33

13.33

0.41

14.11

0.48

8.24

0.66

9.33

0.43

16.22

0.52

19.04

0.84

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

30.11

0.41

26.98

0.60

33.54

0.55

26.74

1.07

32.14

0.76

31.98

0.67

25.53

1.07

Education

                           

    Less than high school

                           

         None

31.07

1.15

33.86

1.58

27.30

1.40

33.01

2.74

26.99

1.60

29.73

1.75

41.79

2.84

         2nd-degree relatives only

18.20

0.84

18.96

1.05

17.18

1.30

27.43

2.71

21.48

1.33

13.34

1.30

9.10

1.44

         1st-degree relatives only

16.02

0.81

15.12

1.21

17.24

1.31

6.74

1.31

12.01

1.24

20.99

1.54

26.83

2.38

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

34.70

1.11

32.07

1.37

38.28

1.68

32.82

2.85

39.53

1.43

35.93

1.98

22.29

2.35

    High school graduate or GED

                           

         None

32.42

0.79

34.68

1.16

29.70

0.91

34.92

1.92

29.70

1.27

31.33

1.21

38.64

2.34

         2nd-degree relatives only

19.40

0.62

20.69

0.99

17.86

0.84

24.73

1.55

22.44

0.98

15.55

0.98

15.26

1.55

         1st-degree relatives only

14.28

0.60

13.32

0.75

15.43

0.85

9.88

1.23

11.90

0.96

17.01

1.22

18.52

1.67

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

33.90

0.82

31.31

1.13

37.01

1.16

30.47

1.72

35.96

1.14

36.11

1.39

27.59

2.07

    Some college or higher

                           

         None

34.13

0.52

37.70

0.78

30.79

0.57

37.92

1.42

32.29

0.73

33.32

0.80

38.37

1.41

         2nd-degree relatives only

24.53

0.44

25.01

0.63

24.08

0.54

28.81

1.32

28.41

0.69

20.89

0.71

18.40

1.15

         1st-degree relatives only

11.81

0.33

11.84

0.48

11.79

0.44

8.01

0.82

8.05

0.40

15.22

0.56

17.74

1.07

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

29.53

0.48

25.45

0.63

33.34

0.65

25.26

1.16

31.25

0.70

30.57

0.67

25.49

1.28

Currently Employed Full Time

                           

    Yes

                           

         None

33.63

0.61

36.39

0.82

29.84

0.71

35.72

1.80

32.61

0.76

34.00

0.91

40.11

3.37

         2nd-degree relatives only

24.42

0.47

24.70

0.58

24.02

0.65

28.55

1.59

27.47

0.71

19.95

0.63

20.63

2.96

         1st-degree relatives only

11.91

0.32

11.96

0.38

11.85

0.51

8.12

1.19

8.92

0.45

16.39

0.55

13.01

2.48

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

30.04

0.52

26.95

0.60

34.29

0.74

27.60

1.38

31.00

0.73

29.66

0.76

26.26

3.22

    No

                           

         None

33.20

0.58

36.61

0.90

30.55

0.66

36.81

1.16

28.80

0.93

30.59

0.75

38.70

1.27

         2nd-degree relatives only

20.94

0.44

21.25

0.70

20.70

0.58

26.90

1.22

24.67

0.87

17.62

0.81

16.15

0.92

         1st-degree relatives only

13.73

0.40

13.42

0.60

13.96

0.50

8.54

0.68

9.88

0.57

15.84

0.75

19.54

0.84

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

32.14

0.51

28.72

0.77

34.79

0.73

27.76

1.27

36.66

0.95

35.95

0.90

25.61

1.11

Family Annual Income

                           

    Less than $20,000

                           

         None

32.41

0.85

35.49

1.17

29.72

1.00

35.78

1.82

28.23

1.18

31.00

1.40

39.03

2.19

         2nd-degree relatives only

19.54

0.71

20.61

1.15

18.60

0.73

23.58

1.40

22.72

1.08

14.48

1.12

12.99

1.49

         1st-degree relatives only

13.39

0.56

13.21

0.72

13.54

0.75

8.75

0.90

10.35

0.74

17.95

1.16

21.99

1.96

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

34.67

0.80

30.69

1.04

38.14

1.06

31.90

1.80

38.69

1.24

36.56

1.49

25.98

1.78

    $20,000—$34,999

                           

         None

31.94

0.76

35.09

1.09

28.96

1.04

36.42

2.25

30.49

1.09

28.67

1.36

36.41

2.14

         2nd-degree relatives only

20.24

0.76

19.36

0.98

21.08

0.99

26.41

1.73

23.02

1.14

15.79

1.31

15.11

1.94

         1st-degree relatives only

14.20

0.64

13.51

0.84

14.85

0.92

8.93

1.62

10.57

0.80

18.50

1.29

20.71

1.78

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

33.62

0.76

32.03

1.34

35.12

1.22

28.24

1.79

35.91

1.16

37.04

1.40

27.76

2.00

    $35,000—$69,999

                           

         None

32.47

0.81

35.19

1.00

29.56

1.03

33.87

2.37

30.57

1.03

32.08

1.31

37.80

2.06

         2nd-degree relatives only

23.83

0.55

24.87

0.74

22.72

0.83

30.48

2.00

27.66

0.91

20.60

1.02

15.21

1.34

         1st-degree relatives only

12.94

0.44

12.70

0.57

13.21

0.72

9.72

1.33

9.07

0.60

15.32

0.82

21.14

1.44

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

30.76

0.69

27.24

0.87

34.51

1.01

25.93

1.73

32.70

1.03

32.01

1.28

25.86

1.86

    $70,000 or more

                           

         None

35.50

0.70

38.63

1.17

31.90

0.79

40.83

2.44

33.67

1.15

34.57

0.99

41.62

2.12

         2nd-degree relatives only

24.79

0.59

25.04

0.85

24.51

0.77

33.58

2.56

29.11

1.05

20.57

0.76

21.26

1.85

         1st-degree relatives only

11.71

0.45

11.77

0.63

11.63

0.68

5.57

1.28

8.20

0.68

15.25

0.74

13.48

1.37

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

28.00

0.61

24.55

0.82

31.96

0.94

20.02

2.10

29.02

1.14

29.60

0.99

23.64

1.73

Born in the United States

                           

    Yes

                           

         None

30.62

0.45

33.66

0.72

27.59

0.46

34.80

1.04

27.83

0.59

29.46

0.68

36.41

1.24

         2nd-degree relatives only

23.30

0.36

24.00

0.49

22.61

0.49

27.79

1.11

27.35

0.57

19.63

0.58

17.12

0.83

         1st-degree relatives only

13.06

0.30

12.84

0.38

13.27

0.43

8.40

0.63

9.25

0.39

16.51

0.58

19.33

0.84

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

33.02

0.40

29.51

0.55

36.52

0.58

29.01

1.02

35.57

0.63

34.39

0.66

27.14

1.11

    No

                           

         None

50.84

1.06

52.18

1.24

49.12

1.59

51.26

3.14

47.86

1.44

51.82

1.68

61.61

3.60

         2nd-degree relatives only

18.66

0.73

18.80

0.99

18.48

1.06

24.42

2.54

21.92

1.14

14.61

1.34

11.10

2.67

         1st-degree relatives only

11.41

0.60

11.23

0.92

11.64

0.87

8.40

1.81

9.41

0.71

13.88

1.15

15.54

2.31

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

19.09

0.66

17.78

0.94

20.76

1.16

15.93

2.11

20.81

1.06

19.69

1.20

11.75

2.09

Self-Perceived Current Health

                           

    Excellent/Very good

                           

         None

36.85

0.52

39.55

0.86

34.06

0.62

39.70

1.13

35.18

0.78

36.36

0.92

39.97

1.43

         2nd-degree relatives only

24.27

0.49

24.93

0.69

23.59

0.63

28.99

1.24

27.64

0.72

19.89

0.73

17.66

1.19

         1st-degree relatives only

11.67

0.34

11.30

0.46

12.05

0.45

8.25

0.73

8.39

0.43

15.03

0.62

18.88

1.15

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

27.21

0.45

24.22

0.58

30.30

0.61

23.07

1.04

28.79

0.72

28.72

0.76

23.49

1.39

    Good

                           

         None

30.44

0.73

33.71

1.01

27.10

0.88

30.70

1.83

27.04

0.96

30.60

1.15

38.05

1.91

         2nd-degree relatives only

21.77

0.51

22.22

0.72

21.32

0.79

23.74

1.78

26.03

0.82

19.39

1.01

15.71

1.54

         1st-degree relatives only

13.62

0.43

13.40

0.59

13.83

0.66

8.04

0.95

10.09

0.66

17.06

1.03

18.12

1.51

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

34.17

0.74

30.67

0.95

37.75

1.12

37.52

1.96

36.84

1.03

32.96

1.21

28.13

2.00

    Fair/Poor

                           

         None

25.24

1.02

29.39

1.52

20.99

1.19

25.63

3.56

19.72

1.35

24.49

1.29

37.08

2.44

         2nd-degree relatives only

17.85

0.81

18.05

1.26

17.65

1.17

25.03

2.96

20.90

1.35

15.49

1.19

14.96

1.99

         1st-degree relatives only

15.99

0.74

16.31

1.04

15.66

1.12

10.60

2.32

12.12

1.15

17.87

1.21

20.77

1.97

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

40.92

1.11

36.24

1.61

45.70

1.33

38.73

3.57

47.27

1.66

42.15

1.66

27.20

2.04

Currently Covered by Health Insurance

                           

    Yes

                           

         None

33.40

0.52

36.70

0.75

30.27

0.51

36.16

1.13

30.98

0.68

32.54

0.72

38.57

1.23

         2nd-degree relatives only

23.07

0.38

23.92

0.54

22.26

0.49

29.08

1.14

27.43

0.60

19.43

0.59

16.65

0.84

         1st-degree relatives only

12.82

0.30

12.49

0.39

13.13

0.43

7.38

0.62

9.04

0.39

15.76

0.53

19.03

0.82

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

30.71

0.39

26.90

0.53

34.33

0.57

27.38

1.02

32.55

0.61

32.27

0.63

25.75

1.05

    No

                           

         None

33.46

1.00

35.66

1.15

30.13

1.39

37.30

2.02

31.97

1.19

32.47

1.77

57.05

8.31

         2nd-degree relatives only

20.70

0.72

20.42

1.00

21.12

1.05

22.51

1.59

22.96

0.99

16.11

1.33

#9.24

4.33

         1st-degree relatives only

12.87

0.64

13.01

0.77

12.67

0.91

11.50

1.45

10.09

0.77

18.41

1.36

#13.78

5.45

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

32.97

0.90

30.90

1.08

36.08

1.37

28.68

2.04

34.98

1.14

33.00

1.55

#19.94

6.78

Urbanicity

                           

    Urban

                           

         None

34.13

0.51

37.02

0.69

31.17

0.59

37.65

1.16

32.04

0.65

33.28

0.75

38.69

1.37

         2nd-degree relatives only

22.61

0.38

23.21

0.52

21.99

0.54

26.94

1.08

26.26

0.55

18.55

0.60

16.79

1.03

         1st-degree relatives only

12.97

0.31

12.74

0.43

13.21

0.44

8.71

0.65

9.50

0.40

16.55

0.57

19.36

0.94

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

30.29

0.44

27.03

0.52

33.63

0.64

26.70

1.01

32.19

0.65

31.62

0.65

25.16

1.11

    Rural

                           

         None

30.52

0.96

34.34

1.56

26.50

0.96

29.51

2.80

27.15

1.67

30.05

1.38

39.27

2.19

         2nd-degree relatives only

22.89

0.81

23.19

1.04

22.57

1.14

30.39

2.86

27.26

1.39

20.25

1.35

15.77

1.62

         1st-degree relatives only

12.25

0.54

12.03

0.79

12.49

0.78

6.60

1.58

8.18

0.71

14.84

1.01

17.69

1.36

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

34.34

0.78

30.45

1.26

38.44

1.09

33.51

3.29

37.41

1.41

34.87

1.26

27.28

1.98

Census Region

                           

    Northeast

                           

         None

36.99

1.20

41.38

1.47

32.67

1.27

44.03

1.91

33.54

1.99

36.11

1.53

40.98

2.29

         2nd-degree relatives only

20.86

0.74

20.87

0.86

20.85

1.03

23.53

2.51

26.99

1.48

16.26

1.09

15.09

1.63

         1st-degree relatives only

12.81

0.64

11.75

0.77

13.86

0.97

7.58

1.34

8.81

0.85

15.95

1.04

19.22

1.91

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

29.34

0.82

26.00

0.97

32.62

1.43

24.85

2.34

30.65

1.69

31.67

1.54

24.71

2.36

    Midwest

                           

         None

32.91

0.90

35.61

1.59

30.17

0.79

36.09

2.45

31.20

1.23

31.44

1.11

38.11

2.35

         2nd-degree relatives only

22.80

0.60

24.35

0.85

21.23

0.84

26.78

2.04

26.30

0.87

19.28

0.98

18.68

1.48

         1st-degree relatives only

13.10

0.67

13.69

0.89

12.50

0.98

7.61

1.10

9.15

0.80

16.56

1.18

20.19

1.73

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

31.18

0.96

26.35

1.04

36.10

1.12

29.52

2.25

33.34

1.32

32.72

1.44

23.02

1.65

    South

                           

         None

32.43

0.75

35.44

1.08

29.29

0.81

36.41

1.47

31.16

0.93

30.42

1.26

37.52

2.45

         2nd-degree relatives only

23.31

0.65

23.04

0.80

23.59

0.85

27.22

1.67

25.98

0.90

21.43

1.03

15.64

1.59

         1st-degree relatives only

12.90

0.44

12.65

0.62

13.15

0.51

7.93

1.05

10.14

0.49

16.00

0.85

18.62

1.38

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

31.37

0.51

28.87

0.80

33.96

0.86

28.45

1.79

32.71

0.74

32.14

0.77

28.21

2.26

    West

                           

         None

32.39

1.01

34.95

1.23

29.69

1.13

31.10

2.09

29.53

1.11

33.75

1.29

39.28

2.54

         2nd-degree relatives only

23.05

0.68

24.22

1.08

21.81

0.91

31.39

2.08

26.80

1.05

17.10

0.99

17.13

1.99

         1st-degree relatives only

12.47

0.51

12.15

0.64

12.82

0.84

10.46

1.40

8.45

0.80

16.13

1.02

17.94

1.71

         Both 1st- and 2nd-degree relatives

32.09

0.75

28.68

1.08

35.69

1.01

27.06

1.60

35.22

1.20

33.01

1.13

25.65

1.87

1Past-year drinker: 1 or more drinks in the past year. 

#Relative standard error > 0.3.


Source: NIAAA National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions III (NESARC-III).

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