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Had health problem related to drinking in past 12 months

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For persons who said yes to ALCPHELTHEV, that they had ever had a health problem related to drinking, ALCPHELTHYR reports whether the problem occurred in the past year. The term health problem was respondent defined.

ALCPHELTHYR 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 alcoholic drinks in any one year who had a health problem related to their drinking.


  • 1983