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Futurework

Trends and Challenges for Work in the 21st Century


futurework: Chapter 5 - Table 5.2
Percentage of workers ages 18 to 49 reporting heavy alcohol use,* 1985 - 1997


All workers:

1985=8.5

1988=6.5

1990=6.8

1991=7.6

1992=7.0

1993=7.0

1994=8.3

1995=7.5

1996=7.4

1997=7.7

Full-time:

1985=11.2

1988=8.1

1990=8.6

1991=8.5

1992=7.8

1993=8.5

1994=8.4

1995=7.8

1996=8.2

1997=7.6

Part-time:

1985=7.4

1988=7.3

1990=6.8

1991=6.9

1992=6.9

1993=6.4

1994=7.0

1995=6.5

1996=5.9

1997=6.3

Unemployed:

1985=6.9

1988=7.8

1990=6.4

1991=11.1

1992=10.7

1993=11.5

1994=10.8

1995=11.1

1996=11.1

1997=11.7

*Heavy alcohol use is defined as drinking five or more drinks on five or more occasions during the previous 30 days

S O U R C E : Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Results from 1997 Household Survey on Drug Abuse

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