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Drinking in 2weeks before last drink typical of past year

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For sample persons age 18 and over who had at least one alcoholic drink (beer, wine, or liquor) in the past year, but did not drink in the past 2 weeks, ALCLDTYP2WK reports whether the respondent's drinking for a two-week period was typical of his or her drinking during the previous 12 months. Users can see ALCLDNTYP2WK, which reports whether the amount of alcohol the respondent drank in a two-week period was more or less than the previous 12 months.

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ALCLDTYP2WK was part of the 1990 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention supplement. For related variables, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus.


ALCLDTYP2WK is only available for 1990.


  • 1990: Sample persons age 18+ who ever drank 12 alcoholic drinks in their entire lives, ever drank 12 drinks in any 1 year, had at least one alcoholic drink in the past year, did not drink in the past 2 weeks, whose drinking in the past 2 weeks was not typical of the past 12 months, and for whom the number of they days they drank in the two weeks prior to their last drink was reported or unknown.


  • 1990