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Frequency drank beer in past year: Number of units


BEERNO is a 3-digit-numeric variable.

0: Never or less than 6 times per year
995: 995+
996: Not in Universe
997: Unknown-refused
998: Unknown-not ascertained
999: Unknown-don't know


For a selected group of sample adults age 18 and over, BEERNO indicates how many times in the past day, week, month, or year that the respondent drank beer. For the time period referenced, see BEERTP, for the number of cans, bottles, or glasses of beer drank each time, see BEERNUM, and for the size of each serving, see BEERSIZ.


Apart from changes in the sampling design (see Universe tab for details), this variable is comparable over time.


  • 1987: Half of sample adults age 18+ (excluded from CACT supplement).
  • 1992: Half of sample adults age 18+ in quarters 1 and 2 and in 2 weeks of quarter 3 (excluded from CACT supplement).


  • 1987, 1992