Table 4-1. Population estimates (in 1000s), 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

235,412

2,622

113,212

1,470

122,200

1,499

30,722

746

80,876

1,164

82,461

1,242

41,353

1,046

Race/Ethnicity

                           

    White, non-Hispanic

155,814

3,250

75,485

1,642

80,329

1,830

17,211

655

47,659

1,139

57,813

1,359

33,132

1,091

    Black, non-Hispanic

27,752

1,381

12,469

604

15,283

830

4,663

249

10,195

553

9,588

542

3,306

236

    American Indian/Alaska Native, non-Hispanic

3,668

292

1,492

135

2,177

220

539

81

1,293

148

1,487

127

350

55

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

13,486

1,106

6,508

560

6,978

591

1,997

195

5,729

479

4,110

359

1,650

284

    Hispanic, any race

34,692

1,581

17,258

821

17,434

815

6,312

339

16,000

743

9,464

506

2,916

222

Marital Status

                           

    Married or cohabiting

136,129

2,408

68,423

1,342

67,707

1,381

6,007

280

50,599

1,119

55,262

1,134

24,261

800

    Widowed, separated, or divorced

46,272

831

16,391

375

29,881

630

435

58

10,470

323

19,667

453

15,699

423

    Never married

53,011

894

28,398

582

24,613

572

24,280

651

19,807

528

7,532

267

1,392

98

Children Under Age 13 Living in Household

                           

    Yes

63,306

1,361

27,957

757

35,349

791

8,158

339

40,512

1,004

12,901

421

1,734

141

    No

172,106

2,066

85,255

1,245

86,851

1,162

22,564

715

40,364

803

69,560

1,070

39,619

1,003

Education

                           

    Less than high school

30,629

1,027

15,149

578

15,480

560

4,497

261

9,214

343

9,284

458

7,634

362

    High school graduate or GED

60,681

1,281

30,415

630

30,266

823

9,579

355

17,996

521

21,158

544

11,948

467

    Some college or higher

144,102

2,574

67,648

1,410

76,454

1,391

16,646

617

53,667

1,123

52,019

1,137

21,770

806

Currently Employed Full Time

                           

    Yes

104,878

1,664

59,504

1,186

45,374

739

9,244

346

49,059

966

43,534

830

3,041

216

    No

130,534

2,006

53,708

1,062

76,826

1,215

21,478

629

31,818

609

38,927

845

38,312

981

Family Annual Income

                           

    Less than $20,000

53,677

1,125

22,848

611

30,829

666

12,309

481

14,873

427

15,611

491

10,884

391

    $20,000—$34,999

44,559

895

20,293

521

24,266

582

6,326

277

15,768

405

12,732

391

9,733

437

    $35,000—$69,999

64,046

1,124

32,062

719

31,984

695

6,431

270

24,511

574

21,681

469

11,423

485

    $70,000 or more

73,129

1,935

38,009

1,101

35,120

1,033

5,656

332

25,724

844

32,436

1,051

9,312

409

Born in the United States

                           

    Yes

197,806

2,668

94,731

1,433

103,075

1,516

27,175

710

64,578

994

69,587

1,188

36,467

1,015

    No

37,606

1,123

18,481

674

19,125

562

3,548

208

16,298

592

12,874

504

4,886

273

Self-Perceived Current Health

                           

    Excellent/Very good

127,873

1,974

62,928

1,187

64,945

1,119

21,169

570

49,185

985

40,257

920

17,263

672

    Good

66,831

1,112

31,410

631

35,421

654

6,951

321

21,939

576

24,436

499

13,505

463

    Fair/Poor

40,636

994

18,842

654

21,795

528

2,603

163

9,724

346

17,744

535

10,566

404

Currently Covered by Health Insurance

                           

    Yes

194,289

2,558

90,132

1,398

104,157

1,504

22,680

661

61,594

1,063

69,365

1,212

40,650

1,046

    No

41,122

1,017

23,079

612

18,043

530

8,042

327

19,283

530

13,096

426

702

82

Urbanicity

                           

    Urban

185,384

3,619

89,416

1,788

95,968

2,035

26,008

830

66,723

1,463

62,522

1,367

30,130

890

    Rural

50,028

3,818

23,796

1,708

26,232

2,160

4,714

420

14,153

1,150

19,939

1,525

11,223

932

Census Region

                           

    Northeast

42,946

1,392

20,475

838

22,471

733

5,382

353

14,025

541

15,651

613

7,888

446

    Midwest

50,556

1,148

24,437

662

26,119

676

6,678

404

16,746

480

18,097

543

9,034

445

    South

87,232

2,142

41,576

1,035

45,656

1,234

11,291

439

30,295

890

30,131

900

15,515

800

    West

54,679

2,288

26,725

978

27,954

1,393

7,371

370

19,811

716

18,582

942

8,915

679

Drinking Status1

                           

    Past-year drinker

171,159

2,509

86,804

1,369

84,355

1,429

23,959

668

65,046

1,071

59,328

1,153

22,825

875

    Former drinker

38,150

965

17,487

559

20,663

543

1,737

126

8,668

329

15,858

544

11,886

377

    Lifetime abstainer

26,104

1,035

8,921

416

17,183

737

5,026

234

7,161

393

7,275

399

6,641

389

1Past-year 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: NIAAA National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions III (NESARC-III).

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