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Had job or work problem with drinking in past 12 months

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For sample persons who said yes to ALCPJOBEV, that they had ever had a job or work problem related to drinking, ALCPJOBYR reports whether the problem occurred in the past year.

ALCPJOBYR was part of a supplement on Health Prevention and Disease Promotion periodically included in the NHIS which helped measure national goals towards the Health People Initiative of the U.S. Surgeon General. 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 and who ever had a job- or work-related problem related to their drinking.


  • 1983