Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2018

Variable adlt_bin: Binge drinking among all adults who responded [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_1, AA_3A and AA_3B. The universe for this variable includes all adult respondents age 18 and older.

Values Categories N NW
0 No binge drinking in the last year 4332 2,432,226.1
1 Binge drinking at least once in last year 1362 895,245.7
-8 Not in universe 1516 1,268,569.6

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 5694 3327471.745
Missing cases 1516 1268569.574
Standard deviation 0.427 0.443
This variable is numeric


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