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NEW!Surveillance Report #106 [PDF]: Trends in Alcohol-Related Morbidity Among Community Hospital Discharges, United States, 2000–2014
(Chen, Chiung M.; Yoon, Young-Hee) January 2017

Provides data on numbers and rates of hospital discharges with principal (first-listed) mention as well as any (all-listed) mention of an alcohol-related diagnosis in the United States. The data were obtained from the National Inpatient Sample, which is the largest publicly available all-payer inpatient care database in the United States sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Historical data for 1979–2010 based on the National Hospital Discharge Survey are available in Surveillance Report #94 [HTML] [PDF]

Surveillance Report #105 [PDF]: Liver Cirrhosis Mortality in the United States: National, State, and Regional Trends, 2000–2013
(Yoon, Young-Hee; Chen, Chiung M.) October 2016

Presents trends in liver cirrhosis mortality in the United States. Data were compiled based on the underlying cause of death from public use data sets published annually by the National Center for Health Statistics. The death rates are presented overall and by age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, and Hispanic subgroup.

Detailed national data for 1970–1999 are available in Surveillance Report #93 [HTML] [PDF]

Surveillance Report #104 [PDF]: Apparent Per Capita Alcohol Consumption: National, State, and Regional Trends, 1977–2014
(Haughwout, Sarah P.; Lavalle, Robin A.; Castle, I-Jen P.) March 2016

Examines trends in apparent alcohol consumption in the United States. Findings are based on alcoholic beverage sales data, collected from the States or the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association by the Alcohol Epidemiologic Data System (AEDS), and various reports produced by beverage industry sources. Population data from the U.S. Census Bureau are used as denominators to calculate per capita rates. The report provides data on national consumption of beer, wine, and distilled spirits as well as for all alcoholic beverages combined; consumption trends for each State for the same beverage categories; and consumption trends for each type of beverage and all beverages combined for U.S. regions.

Data for 1977–2014 from this report can be found in one data file: pcyr1970-2014.txt

Archived Reports (by Latest Data Year): 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001-2002, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

Methodological Addendum: Comparison of State Alcoholic Beverage Sales Data with Industry Shipment Data, 2001–2013 [PDF]

Surveillance Report #103 [PDF]: Trends in Substance Use Among Reproductive-Age Females in the United States, 2002–2013
(Slater, Megan E.; Haughwout, Sarah P.; Castle, I-Jen P.) September 2015

Presents trends in substance use among reproductive-age females, ages 15–44 years. Data for these trends are compiled from public-use data from a nationally representative survey, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. The report presents trend data on alcohol consumption; cigarette, illicit drug, and marijuana use, and nonmedical use of prescription drugs among current drinkers; alcohol/illicit drug dependence and abuse among current drinkers; and need for treatment for alcohol and illicit drug use. Key measures are presented overall and by age group and by race/ethnicity. Only a subset of substance use measures (any drinking and binge drinking) have reliable prevalence estimates and are presented by pregnancy status.

Surveillance Report #101 [PDF]: Trends in Underage Drinking in the United States, 1991–2013
(Chen, Chiung M.; Yi, Hsiao-ye; Faden, Vivian B.) March 2015

Presents trends in underage drinking by youth ages 12–20 years. Data were obtained from three separate sources, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the Monitoring the Future survey, and the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The report presents trends for prevalence of alcohol consumption, drinking patterns, alcohol-related attitudes, and alcohol-related risk behaviors.

Surveillance Report #76 [PDF]: Trends in Alcohol–Related Fatal Traffic Crashes, United States, 1977–2004
(Yi, Hsiao-ye; Chen, Chiung M.; Williams, Gerald D.) August 2006

Presents trends in alcohol-related fatal traffic crashes.  Data were compiled from sources provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Federal Highway Administration, and the U.S. Bureau of the Census.  The report provides data on alcohol-related traffic crash fatality rates, and blood alcohol concentration (BAC) testing rates and results, with special sections on young drinking drivers.

Alcohol Epidemiologic Data Directory / U.S. Alcohol Epidemiologic Data Reference Manuals

Updated: January 2017