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1998 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse:  Population Estimates

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Alcohol Frequency - Region

Table 22E. Frequency of Alcohol Use During Past Year by Age Group and Gender for Northeast Region in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

At Least Once

 

12 or More Days

 

51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

33.8

(29.0

-

38.9)

 

11.7

(9.0

-

15.1)

 

4.6

(3.0

-

7.0)

    18-25

78.0

(72.9

-

82.4)

 

46.4

(41.4

-

51.4)

 

23.7

(19.6

-

28.4)

    26-34

77.1

(72.2

-

81.3)

 

48.1

(42.0

-

54.2)

 

24.8

(19.8

-

30.7)

    $35

71.9

(68.1

-

75.4)

 

43.6

(39.7

-

47.7)

 

25.4

(21.9

-

29.2)

GENDER

                           

    Male

72.1

(68.0

-

75.8)

 

49.9

(45.9

-

54.0)

 

31.1

(27.2

-

35.3)

    Female

67.7

(64.2

-

71.1)

 

34.1

(29.6

-

38.8)

 

15.8

(13.1

-

19.0)

                             

TOTAL

69.8

(67.3

-

72.2)

 

41.6

(38.9

-

44.4)

 

23.1

(20.7

-

25.6)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

1,373

(1,180

-

1,581)

 

477

(367

-

614)

 

186

(121

-

284)

    18-25

3,854

(3,602

-

4,070)

 

2,293

(2,047

-

2,542)

 

1,172

(970

-

1,402)

    26-34

5,190

(4,861

-

5,476)

 

3,237

(2,830

-

3,647)

 

1,672

(1,333

-

2,065)

    $35

19,139

(18,137

-

20,065)

 

11,616

(10,555

-

12,700)

 

6,754

(5,834

-

7,764)

GENDER

                           

    Male

14,500

(13,682

-

15,251)

 

10,047

(9,226

-

10,867)

 

6,261

(5,476

-

7,103)

    Female

15,056

(14,266

-

15,803)

 

7,576

(6,586

-

8,633)

 

3,524

(2,919

-

4,226)

                             

TOTAL

29,556

(28,485

-

30,579)

 

17,622

(16,469

-

18,798)

 

9,784

(8,784

-

10,861)

Table 22F. Frequency of Alcohol Use During Past Year by Age Group and Gender for North Central Region in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

At Least Once

 

12 or More Days

 

51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

35.7

(32.0

-

39.6)

 

14.1

(11.5

-

17.1)

 

5.8

(4.1

-

8.0)

    18-25

84.5

(80.3

-

87.9)

 

56.6

(50.9

-

62.1)

 

31.6

(26.0

-

37.8)

    26-34

82.1

(78.5

-

85.3)

 

51.4

(47.0

-

55.8)

 

22.5

(19.1

-

26.3)

    $35

70.5

(66.2

-

74.5)

 

44.3

(39.2

-

49.5)

 

28.9

(25.6

-

32.4)

GENDER

                           

    Male

74.6

(71.5

-

77.4)

 

53.8

(48.9

-

58.7)

 

34.9

(30.7

-

39.3)

    Female

66.6

(62.5

-

70.4)

 

34.4

(29.8

-

39.4)

 

17.4

(14.5

-

20.6)

                             

TOTAL

70.4

(67.3

-

73.3)

 

43.8

(39.6

-

48.0)

 

25.8

(22.8

-

29.0)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

1,938

(1,738

-

2,148)

 

764

(624

-

928)

 

313

(223

-

436)

    18-25

5,603

(5,324

-

5,831)

 

3,752

(3,372

-

4,120)

 

2,095

(1,725

-

2,504)

    26-34

6,437

(6,152

-

6,683)

 

4,031

(3,685

-

4,375)

 

1,762

(1,495

-

2,062)

    $35

22,033

(20,688

-

23,274)

 

13,834

(12,249

-

15,458)

 

9,024

(7,986

-

10,138)

GENDER

                           

    Male

18,328

(17,566

-

19,034)

 

13,235

(12,032

-

14,420)

 

8,581

(7,552

-

9,671)

    Female

17,683

(16,610

-

18,694)

 

9,145

(7,914

-

10,460)

 

4,613

(3,859

-

5,479)

                             

TOTAL

36,011

(34,420

-

37,511)

 

22,381

(20,261

-

24,545)

 

13,194

(11,673

-

14,839)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

NOTE: "At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 13.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1998

Alcohol Frequency - Region

Table 22G. Frequency of Alcohol Use During Past Year by Age Group and Gender for South Region in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

At Least Once

 

12 or More Days

 

51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

29.5

(26.6

-

32.6)

 

11.4

(9.4

-

13.9)

 

3.8

(2.7

-

5.2)

    18-25

69.3

(65.2

-

73.0)

 

43.2

(39.3

-

47.1)

 

21.6

(17.8

-

26.0)

    26-34

70.9

(67.7

-

73.8)

 

46.2

(42.3

-

50.2)

 

25.0

(21.4

-

29.1)

    $35

56.0

(51.8

-

60.0)

 

34.5

(31.5

-

37.8)

 

19.9

(17.0

-

23.1)

GENDER

                           

    Male

62.6

(59.7

-

65.4)

 

44.9

(42.0

-

47.9)

 

26.3

(23.5

-

29.3)

    Female

52.4

(48.0

-

56.8)

 

26.1

(23.4

-

29.0)

 

12.8

(10.4

-

15.6)

                             

TOTAL

57.3

(54.1

-

60.4)

 

35.1

(32.9

-

37.4)

 

19.3

(17.0

-

21.7)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

2,374

(2,141

-

2,620)

 

921

(755

-

1,117)

 

303

(220

-

415)

    18-25

6,961

(6,557

-

7,337)

 

4,338

(3,952

-

4,733)

 

2,172

(1,786

-

2,615)

    26-34

8,605

(8,227

-

8,961)

 

5,612

(5,133

-

6,096)

 

3,042

(2,597

-

3,534)

    $35

26,355

(24,393

-

28,278)

 

16,269

(14,815

-

17,786)

 

9,375

(8,019

-

10,896)

GENDER

                           

    Male

23,148

(22,082

-

24,183)

 

16,614

(15,543

-

17,699)

 

9,737

(8,698

-

10,852)

    Female

21,146

(19,370

-

22,907)

 

10,525

(9,436

-

11,694)

 

5,155

(4,183

-

6,312)

                             

TOTAL

44,294

(41,821

-

46,722)

 

27,140

(25,431

-

28,900)

 

14,891

(13,163

-

16,788)

Table 22H. Frequency of Alcohol Use During Past Year by Age Group and Gender for West Region in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

At Least Once

 

12 or More Days

 

51 or More Days

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

29.7

(26.0

-

33.8)

 

11.0

(9.3

-

12.9)

 

4.8

(3.7

-

6.3)

    18-25

68.1

(62.5

-

73.3)

 

42.2

(38.7

-

45.8)

 

22.5

(19.0

-

26.3)

    26-34

70.5

(65.6

-

75.0)

 

44.7

(39.8

-

49.7)

 

22.1

(18.1

-

26.7)

    $35

65.7

(62.4

-

68.8)

 

44.9

(41.7

-

48.2)

 

27.0

(24.3

-

29.7)

GENDER

                           

    Male

67.7

(62.9

-

72.1)

 

49.3

(45.7

-

52.8)

 

31.1

(28.4

-

34.0)

    Female

58.2

(54.8

-

61.6)

 

32.6

(29.2

-

36.1)

 

15.3

(13.1

-

17.8)

                             

TOTAL

62.9

(59.5

-

66.2)

 

40.8

(37.8

-

43.9)

 

23.1

(21.4

-

24.9)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

1,548

(1,354

-

1,758)

 

571

(482

-

674)

 

252

(191

-

330)

    18-25

4,321

(3,965

-

4,647)

 

2,676

(2,453

-

2,904)

 

1,424

(1,208

-

1,667)

    26-34

5,562

(5,175

-

5,915)

 

3,527

(3,144

-

3,919)

 

1,742

(1,428

-

2,103)

    $35

18,514

(17,588

-

19,399)

 

12,661

(11,747

-

13,588)

 

7,594

(6,855

-

8,381)

GENDER

                           

    Male

15,915

(14,790

-

16,958)

 

11,588

(10,757

-

12,422)

 

7,323

(6,681

-

7,999)

    Female

14,031

(13,200

-

14,842)

 

7,847

(7,029

-

8,711)

 

3,689

(3,163

-

4,284)

                             

TOTAL

29,945

(28,311

-

31,520)

 

19,435

(18,016

-

20,888)

 

11,012

(10,205

-

11,863)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

NOTE: "At Least Once" is equivalent to "Used Past Year" in Table 13.

Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1998

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