Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018

Variable drnk_bin: Binge drinking among adults who drink [C]

Literal Question

The variable was created from multiple survey questions, specifically AA_3A and AA_3B.

Descriptive Text

Binge drinking is defined as 5 or more alcoholic drinks in a single day for men and 4 or more alcoholic drinks in a single day for women. A yes/no category variable was created with entries to questions AA_3A and AA_3B. The universe for this variable includes all adult respondents age 18 and older who had alcoholic drinks last year.

Values Categories N NW
0 No binge drinking in the last year 2056 1,059,466.0
1 Binge drinking at least once in last year 1362 895,245.7
-8 Not in universe 3792 2,641,329.6

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 3418 1954711.707
Missing cases 3792 2641329.613
Standard deviation 0.49 0.498
This variable is numeric


Metadata Index

This is the Metadata Index for a Nesstar Server.
Nesstar is a tool used for analysing, visualising and downloading datasets.

Click the "Explore Dataset" button to open the dataset.