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1998 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse:  Population Estimates

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Alcohol - Region

Table 13E. Alcohol Use by Age Group and Gender for Northeast Region in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

39.4

(34.1

-

44.9)

 

33.8

(29.0

-

38.9)

 

22.1

(17.7

-

27.3)

    18-25

84.4

(80.1

-

87.9)

 

78.0

(72.9

-

82.4)

 

64.3

(58.0

-

70.1)

    26-34

89.5

(85.0

-

92.8)

 

77.1

(72.2

-

81.3)

 

62.4

(56.8

-

67.7)

    $35

91.2

(88.7

-

93.3)

 

71.9

(68.1

-

75.4)

 

57.7

(53.7

-

61.6)

GENDER

                           

    Male

86.1

(83.0

-

88.7)

 

72.1

(68.0

-

75.8)

 

62.3

(57.9

-

66.5)

    Female

84.4

(81.7

-

86.7)

 

67.7

(64.2

-

71.1)

 

49.9

(46.0

-

53.9)

                             

TOTAL

85.2

(83.2

-

87.0)

 

69.8

(67.3

-

72.2)

 

55.8

(53.1

-

58.5)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

1,598

(1,385

-

1,822)

 

1,373

(1,180

-

1,581)

 

899

(719

-

1,110)

    18-25

4,170

(3,957

-

4,344)

 

3,854

(3,602

-

4,070)

 

3,178

(2,869

-

3,465)

    26-34

6,026

(5,720

-

6,248)

 

5,190

(4,861

-

5,476)

 

4,201

(3,822

-

4,558)

    $35

24,288

(23,614

-

24,823)

 

19,139

(18,137

-

20,065)

 

15,355

(14,282

-

16,401)

GENDER

                           

    Male

17,323

(16,701

-

17,847)

 

14,500

(13,682

-

15,251)

 

12,526

(11,645

-

13,369)

    Female

18,760

(18,172

-

19,277)

 

15,056

(14,266

-

15,803)

 

11,106

(10,224

-

11,988)

                             

TOTAL

36,083

(35,241

-

36,840)

 

29,556

(28,485

-

30,579)

 

23,633

(22,474

-

24,777)

Table 13F. Alcohol Use by Age Group and Gender for North Central Region in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

41.4

(37.6

-

45.3)

 

35.7

(32.0

-

39.6)

 

20.6

(17.6

-

24.1)

    18-25

91.2

(87.6

-

93.9)

 

84.5

(80.3

-

87.9)

 

72.1

(66.3

-

77.1)

    26-34

92.2

(89.2

-

94.5)

 

82.1

(78.5

-

85.3)

 

67.9

(63.7

-

71.9)

    $35

89.8

(86.2

-

92.5)

 

70.5

(66.2

-

74.5)

 

58.7

(53.5

-

63.6)

GENDER

                           

    Male

87.3

(84.8

-

89.4)

 

74.6

(71.5

-

77.4)

 

65.4

(61.0

-

69.6)

    Female

83.3

(79.9

-

86.2)

 

66.6

(62.5

-

70.4)

 

50.7

(46.3

-

55.2)

                             

TOTAL

85.2

(82.6

-

87.5)

 

70.4

(67.3

-

73.3)

 

57.8

(53.8

-

61.7)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

2,246

(2,038

-

2,459)

 

1,938

(1,738

-

2,148)

 

1,121

(954

-

1,308)

    18-25

6,048

(5,811

-

6,222)

 

5,603

(5,324

-

5,831)

 

4,777

(4,398

-

5,114)

    26-34

7,228

(6,989

-

7,405)

 

6,437

(6,152

-

6,683)

 

5,324

(4,989

-

5,637)

    $35

28,051

(26,939

-

28,901)

 

22,033

(20,688

-

23,274)

 

18,330

(16,720

-

19,883)

GENDER

                           

    Male

21,460

(20,859

-

21,976)

 

18,328

(17,566

-

19,034)

 

16,078

(14,992

-

17,103)

    Female

22,114

(21,217

-

22,887)

 

17,683

(16,610

-

18,694)

 

13,474

(12,297

-

14,647)

                             

TOTAL

43,574

(42,248

-

44,732)

 

36,011

(34,420

-

37,511)

 

29,552

(27,521

-

31,532)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

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

Alcohol - Region

Table 13G. Alcohol Use by Age Group and Gender for South Region in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

34.5

(31.8

-

37.4)

 

29.5

(26.6

-

32.6)

 

17.5

(15.3

-

20.0)

    18-25

80.9

(78.4

-

83.1)

 

69.3

(65.2

-

73.0)

 

54.4

(49.9

-

58.8)

    26-34

87.1

(84.5

-

89.3)

 

70.9

(67.7

-

73.8)

 

58.3

(54.8

-

61.8)

    $35

81.7

(78.8

-

84.3)

 

56.0

(51.8

-

60.0)

 

45.6

(42.0

-

49.2)

GENDER

                           

    Male

83.8

(81.7

-

85.7)

 

62.6

(59.7

-

65.4)

 

53.1

(50.1

-

56.1)

    Female

71.8

(68.2

-

75.2)

 

52.4

(48.0

-

56.8)

 

39.1

(35.5

-

42.9)

                             

TOTAL

77.6

(75.3

-

79.6)

 

57.3

(54.1

-

60.4)

 

45.8

(43.0

-

48.6)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

2,777

(2,554

-

3,009)

 

2,374

(2,141

-

2,620)

 

1,411

(1,232

-

1,609)

    18-25

8,128

(7,882

-

8,351)

 

6,961

(6,557

-

7,337)

 

5,467

(5,017

-

5,910)

    26-34

10,573

(10,261

-

10,840)

 

8,605

(8,227

-

8,961)

 

7,085

(6,651

-

7,509)

    $35

38,494

(37,118

-

39,719)

 

26,355

(24,393

-

28,278)

 

21,469

(19,785

-

23,174)

GENDER

                           

    Male

30,986

(30,225

-

31,677)

 

23,148

(22,082

-

24,183)

 

19,650

(18,540

-

20,752)

    Female

28,986

(27,519

-

30,347)

 

21,146

(19,370

-

22,907)

 

15,781

(14,316

-

17,297)

                             

TOTAL

59,973

(58,239

-

61,591)

 

44,294

(41,821

-

46,722)

 

35,431

(33,280

-

37,603)

Table 13H. Alcohol Use by Age Group and Gender for West Region in 1998

AGE/

/GENDER

Ever Used

 

Used Past Year

 

Used Past Month

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

 

Observed

Estimate

95% C.I.

RATE ESTIMATES (Percent)

AGE

                           

    12-17

35.9

(32.0

-

39.9)

 

29.7

(26.0

-

33.8)

 

17.4

(14.6

-

20.6)

    18-25

77.6

(73.6

-

81.1)

 

68.1

(62.5

-

73.3)

 

53.0

(48.0

-

58.0)

    26-34

84.6

(81.7

-

87.2)

 

70.5

(65.6

-

75.0)

 

56.5

(51.7

-

61.2)

    $35

86.6

(84.3

-

88.7)

 

65.7

(62.4

-

68.8)

 

55.0

(51.4

-

58.6)

GENDER

                           

    Male

84.3

(80.8

-

87.2)

 

67.7

(62.9

-

72.1)

 

57.4

(52.9

-

61.7)

    Female

75.0

(72.0

-

77.7)

 

58.2

(54.8

-

61.6)

 

44.6

(41.2

-

48.0)

                             

TOTAL

79.6

(76.8

-

82.0)

 

62.9

(59.5

-

66.2)

 

50.9

(47.4

-

54.3)

POPULATION ESTIMATES (In Thousands)

AGE

                           

    12-17

1,870

(1,669

-

2,081)

 

1,548

(1,354

-

1,758)

 

908

(762

-

1,074)

    18-25

4,922

(4,670

-

5,145)

 

4,321

(3,965

-

4,647)

 

3,364

(3,044

-

3,680)

    26-34

6,678

(6,443

-

6,880)

 

5,562

(5,175

-

5,915)

 

4,459

(4,078

-

4,830)

    $35

24,413

(23,744

-

24,995)

 

18,514

(17,588

-

19,399)

 

15,504

(14,481

-

16,512)

GENDER

                           

    Male

19,816

(19,007

-

20,502)

 

15,915

(14,790

-

16,958)

 

13,488

(12,434

-

14,515)

    Female

18,067

(17,361

-

18,722)

 

14,031

(13,200

-

14,842)

 

10,746

(9,939

-

11,564)

                             

TOTAL

37,882

(36,588

-

39,060)

 

29,945

(28,311

-

31,520)

 

24,234

(22,588

-

25,876)

* Low precision; no estimate reported.

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

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