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Ever had health problem related to drinking

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For sample persons age 18 and over who ever had at least 12 drinks in any one year, ALCPHELTHEV reports whether the respondent ever had a health problem related to drinking. For those respondents who said yes, ALCPHELTHYR reports whether the problem occurred in the past year. The term health problem was respondent defined.

ALCPHELTHEV was part of a supplement on alcohol and health practices in 1983. Please use the IPUMS NHIS drop down menu and search functions for related variables.


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  • 1983: Sample persons age 18+ who ever had 12 alcoholic drinks in any one year.


  • 1983