Frequency of drinking alcohol.

Below are 50 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. Mouse over a survey name to see further details on a survey.

Q110 from Detroit Area Study, 1997: Social Change in Religion and Child Rearing

Do you ever drink any alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, or liquor? (A28.1) (Q110)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,960,45771.7
5) No743,25127.2
7) (If volunteered) Never have used alcohol32,4191.2
TOTAL2,736,127100.0


H2TO22 from National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, Wave II In-Home Questionnaire Data

Over the past 12 months, on how many days have you gotten drunk or very, very high on alcohol? (H2TO22)
TOTAL%
1) Every day or almost every day00.0
2) Three to five days a week00.0
3) One or two days a week00.0
4) Two or three days a month00.0
5) Once a month or less (three to 12 times in the past 12 months)00.0
6) One or two days in the past 12 months00.0
7) Never00.0
96) Refused9,66148.9
97) Legitimate skip [did not drink alcohol in the past 12 months]00.0
98) Dont know10,11551.1
TOTAL19,776100.0


H2TO21 from National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, Wave II In-Home Questionnaire Data

Over the past 12 months, on how many days did you drink five or more drinks in a row? (H2TO21)
TOTAL%
1) Every day or almost every day86,96190.4
2) Three to five days a week00.0
3) One or two days a week00.0
4) Two or three days a month00.0
5) Once a month or less (three to 12 times in the past 12 months)00.0
6) One or two days in the past 12 months00.0
7) Never00.0
96) Refused9,1839.6
97) Legitimate skip [did not drink alcohol in the past 12 months]00.0
98) Dont know00.0
TOTAL96,144100.0


H2TO19 from National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, Wave II In-Home Questionnaire Data

During the past 12 months, on how many days did you drink alcohol? (H2TO19)
TOTAL%
1) Every day or almost every day00.0
2) Three to five days a week00.0
3) One or two days a week00.0
4) Two or three days a month00.0
5) Once a month or less (three to 12 times in the past 12 months)00.0
6) One or two days in the past 12 months00.0
7) Never [Skip to H2TO41]00.0
96) Refused [Skip to H2TO41]16,21860.3
97) Legitimate skip [has not drunk alcohol since [MOLI]]00.0
98) Dont know [Skip to H2TO41]10,67439.7
TOTAL26,892100.0


H1TO18 from National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, Wave I In-Home, In-School, and Parent Questionnaire Data

Over the past 12 months, on how many days have you gotten drunk or very, very high on alcohol? (H1TO18)
TOTAL%
1) Every day or almost every day350.5
2) Three to five days a week861.3
3) One or two days a week2203.4
4) Two or three days a month3004.6
5) Once a month or less (three to 12 times in the past 12 months)3996.1
6) One or two days in the past 12 months72211.1
7) Never1,18718.3
96) Refused80.1
97) Legitimate skip [has not had a drunk in the past 12 months]3,54054.4
98) Dont know70.1
TOTAL6504100.0


H1TO15 from National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, Wave I In-Home, In-School, and Parent Questionnaire Data

During the past 12 months, on how many days did you drink alcohol? (H1TO15)
TOTAL%
1) Every day or almost every day590.9
2) Three to five days a week1662.6
3) One or two days a week3876.0
4) Two or three days a month5127.9
5) Once a month or less (3-12 times in the past 12 months)74311.4
6) One or two days in the past 12 months1,09716.9
7) Never [Skip to H1TO29]5818.9
96) Refused [Skip to H1TO29]80.1
97) Legitimate skip [has not had a drink]2,94445.3
98) Dont know [Skip to H1TO29]70.1
TOTAL6504100.0


Q111 from Detroit Area Study, 1997: Social Change in Religion and Child Rearing

In the last three months, on average, how many days per week have you had any alcohol to drink? (For example, beer, wine, or any drink containing liquor.) (A28.2) (Q111)
TOTAL%
0) 0 days560,45020.5
1) 1649,07423.7
2) 2310,85811.4
3) 3177,6036.5
4) 488,4313.2
5) 566,9202.4
7) 786,0343.1
97) Not applicable775,67028.3
98) Dont know21,0870.8
TOTAL2,736,127100.0


PA61 from National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health, Wave I In-Home, In-School, and Parent Questionnaire Data

How often do you drink alcohol? (PA61)
TOTAL%
1) Never2,47943.9
2) Once a month or less1,81032.1
3) Two or three days a month56810.1
4) Once or twice a week56310.0
5) Three to five days a week1242.2
6) Nearly every day811.4
96) Respondent refused to answer.170.3
TOTAL5642100.0


Q82ALCOH from New Family Structures Survey (NFSS)

During the past year, how often did you: drink alcohol? (Q82_C) (Q82ALCOH)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused00.0
1) Never00.0
2) Once a month or less00.0
3) 2 or 3 days a month00.0
4) 1 or 2 days a week00.0
5) 3 to 5 days a week00.0
6) Every day or almost every day00.0
TOTAL0100.0


DRUNK from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

Y165. [If teen ever drinks alcohol, not including at religious services][IF Y164 <>7] How often, if ever, have you gotten drunk in the last year? [READ LIST] (DRUNK)
TOTAL%
1) Never44913.3
2) Once or twice39511.7
3) A few times2547.5
4) Every couple of weeks992.9
5) Once a week401.2
6) More than once a week401.2
777) Dont know30.1
888) Refused10.0
999) Not asked2,08962.0
TOTAL3370100.0


DRINK from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

Y164. How often, if at all, do you drink alcohol, such as beer, wine or mixed drinks, not including at religious services? [READ LIST] (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Almost every day80.2
2) A few times a week581.7
3) About once a week1123.3
4) A few times a month2557.6
5) About once a month1865.5
6) A few times a year65919.6
7) Never2,08962.0
777) Dont know30.1
TOTAL3370100.0


DRINK12 from General Social Survey, 2004

During the last 12 months, how often did you have at least 12, but less than 20 drinks of any kind of alcoholic beverage in a single day, that is any combination of cans, bottles or glasses of beer, glasses of wine, or drinks containing liquor of any kind. Was it: (DRINK12)
TOTAL%
2) Once in the last 12 months14.0
3) Twice in the last 12 months624.0
4) Three to six times in the last 12 months312.0
5) Seven to eleven times in the last 12 months14.0
6) One to three times a month416.0
7) Once or twice a week14.0
8) Three to four times a week14.0
98) Dont know14.0
99) No answer728.0
TOTAL25100.0


DRINKMIN from General Social Survey, 2004

During the last 12 months, how often did you have at least a sip, but less than one full drink of any kind of alcoholic beverage in a single day, that is, beer, wine, or a drink containing liquor of any kind. Was it: (DRINKMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Never in the last 12 months13336.5
2) Once in the last 12 months3710.2
3) Twice in the last 12 months328.8
4) Three to six times in the last 12 months4311.8
5) Seven to eleven times in the last 12 months154.1
6) One to three times a month3710.2
7) Once or twice a week318.5
8) Three to four times a week164.4
9) Every day or nearly every day71.9
98) Dont know61.6
99) No answer71.9
TOTAL364100.0


DRINKMAX from General Social Survey, 2004

Think of all kinds of alcoholic beverages combined, that is, any combination of cans, bottles or glasses of beer; glasses of wine; or drinks containing liquor of any kind. During the last 12 months, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any single day? Was it: (DRINKMAX)
TOTAL%
0) Did not drink at all in the last 12 months6919.0
1) At least a sip, but less than one full drink267.1
2) At least 1, but less than 3 drinks13035.7
3) At least 3, but less than 5 drinks6919.0
4) At least 5, but less than 8 drinks349.3
5) At least 8, but less than 12 drinks113.0
6) At least 12, but less than 20 drinks154.1
7) 20 or more drinks in a single day20.5
98) Dont know10.3
99) Refused71.9
TOTAL364100.0


DRINK8 from General Social Survey, 2004

During the last 12 months, how often did you have at least 8, but less than 12 drinks of any kind of alcoholic beverage in a single day, that is any combination of cans, bottles or glasses of beer, glasses of wine, or drinks containing liquor of any kind. Was it: (DRINK8)
TOTAL%
1) Never in the last 12 months12.8
2) Once in the last 12 months38.3
3) Twice in the last 12 months616.7
4) Three to six times in the last 12 months513.9
5) Seven to eleven times in the last 12 months411.1
6) One to three times a month411.1
7) Once or twice a week411.1
8) Three or four times a week12.8
98) Dont know12.8
99) No answer719.4
TOTAL36100.0


DRINK6UP from General Social Survey, 2004

Now I would like to ask you some questions about your use of alcoholic beverages during the last 12 months. How often did you have 6 or more drinks of wine, beer, or liquor in a single day? (DRINK6UP)
TOTAL%
1) Never in those 12 months16365.7
2) 1 to 3 times in 12 months4216.9
3) 4 to 7 times in 12 months83.2
4) 8 to 11 times in 12 months31.2
5) 1 to 3 times in a month197.7
6) Once or twice a week52.0
7) 3 to 4 times a week41.6
8) 5 times a week or more10.4
99) No answer31.2
TOTAL248100.0


DRINK3 from General Social Survey, 2004

During the last 12 months, how often did you have at least 3, but less than 5 drinks of any kind of alcoholic beverage in a single day, that is any combination of cans, bottles or glasses of beer, glasses of wine, or drinks containing liquor of any kind. Was it: (DRINK3)
TOTAL%
1) Never in the last 12 months64.3
2) Once in the last 12 months117.9
3) Twice in the last 12 months2014.4
4) Three to six times in the last 12 months3021.6
5) Seven to eleven times in the last 12 months139.4
6) One to three times a month2820.1
7) Once or twice a week1812.9
8) Three to four times a week32.2
9) Every day or nearly every day10.7
98) Dont know21.4
99) No answer75.0
TOTAL139100.0


DRINK1 from General Social Survey, 2004

During the last 12 months, how often did you have at least 1, but less than 3 drinks of any kind of alcoholic beverage in a single day, that is any combination of cans, bottles or glasses of beer, glasses of wine, or drinks containing liquor of any kind. Was it: (DRINK1)
TOTAL%
1) Never in the last 12 months72.6
2) Once in the last 12 months2710.0
3) Twice in the last 12 months3211.9
4) Three to six times in the last 12 months5721.2
5) Seven to eleven times in the last 12 months269.7
6) One to three times a month5620.8
7) Once or twice a week3312.3
8) Three or four times a week124.5
9) Every day or nearly every day93.3
98) Dont know31.1
99) No answer72.6
TOTAL269100.0


DRINK5 from General Social Survey, 2004

During the last 12 months, how often did you have at least 5, but less than 8 drinks of any kind of alcoholic beverage in a single day, that is any combination of cans, bottles or glasses of beer, glasses of wine, or drinks containing liquor of any kind. Was it: (DRINK5)
TOTAL%
1) Never in the last 12 months45.7
2) Once in the last 12 months57.1
3) Twice in the last 12 months1217.1
4) Three to six times in the last 12 months1115.7
5) Seven to eleven times in the last 12 months710.0
6) One to three times a month1014.3
7) Once or twice a week1115.7
8) Three or four times a week11.4
98) Dont know22.9
99) No answer710.0
TOTAL70100.0


DRINK from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)

(drink_w3) K:4. How often, if at all, do you drink alcohol, such as beer, wine or mixed drinks, not including at religious services? Is it: (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Once a day or more491.9
2) A few times a week45518.0
3) About once a week39015.4
4) A few times a month48319.1
5) About once a month2429.6
6) A few times a year36714.5
7) Never53721.2
888) Refused20.1
999) Legitimate skip70.3
TOTAL2532100.0


DRINK from General Social Survey, 1990

Do you ever have occasion to use any alcoholic beverages such as liquor, wine, or beer, or are you a total abstainer? (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Use alcohol63670.7
2) Total abstainer26329.3
TOTAL899100.0


DRUNK from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)

(drunk_w2) [IF HAS DRANK ALCOHOL, DK OR REF] [IF K:4<7 OR K:4=DK, REF] K:5. How often, if ever, have you gotten drunk in the last year? Has it been: (DRUNK)
TOTAL%
1) Never36213.9
2) Once or twice41916.1
3) A few times45317.4
4) Every couple of weeks2469.4
5) Once a week1164.5
6) More than once a week1023.9
666) Invalid skip190.7
777) Dont know10.0
888) Refused20.1
999) Not asked88433.9
TOTAL2604100.0


DRINK from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)

(drink_w2) K:4. How often, if at all, do you drink alcohol, such as beer, wine or mixed drinks, not including at religious services? Is it: (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Once a day or more341.3
2) A few times a week2559.8
3) About once a week2328.9
4) A few times a month40315.5
5) About once a month2419.3
6) A few times a year53420.5
7) Never88433.9
666) Invalid skip190.7
777) Dont know10.0
888) Refused10.0
TOTAL2604100.0


DRINK from General Social Survey, 1991

Do you ever have occasion to use any alcoholic beverages such as liquor, wine, or beer, or are you a total abstainer? (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Use alcohol70068.8
2) Total abstain31631.1
9) No answer10.1
TOTAL1017100.0


DRINK from General Social Survey, 1988

Do you ever have occasion to use any alcoholic beverages such as liquor, wine, or beer, or are you a total abstainer? (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Use alcohol68768.9
2) Total abstainer30830.9
9) No answer20.2
TOTAL997100.0


ONEDRINK from Religion and Deviance at Four American Universities

For the next three questions, one alcoholic drink is defined as one 12-ounce beer, one 5-ounce glass of wine, or one ounce of distilled spirits, such as whiskey, etc. How often do you consume at least one drink of alcohol each month? (ONEDRINK)
TOTAL%
0) Never44325.5
1) 1-10 times81546.9
2) 11-20 times28516.4
3) More than 20 times19611.3
TOTAL1739100.0


DRINK from General Social Survey, 1980

Do you ever have occasion to use any alcoholic beverages such as liquor, wine, or beer, or are you a total abstainer? (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Use alcohol1,07473.2
2) Total abstainer39126.6
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1468100.0


DRINK from General Social Survey, 1978

Do you ever have occasion to use any alcoholic beverages such as liquor, wine, or beer, or are you a total abstainer? (DRINK)
TOTAL%
1) Use alcohol1,10772.3
2) Total abstainer42227.5
9) No answer30.2
TOTAL1532100.0


DAYSALC from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 2000

In a typical week, on how many days do you usually drink some kind of alcoholic beverage, such as beer, wine, or liquor? (DAYSALC)
TOTAL%
0) None/Dont drink24953.4
1) One day a week7616.3
2) Two days a week4810.3
3) Three days a week296.2
4) Four days a week71.5
5) Five days a week132.8
6) Six days a week51.1
7) Seven days a week337.1
8) Dont Know/No answer61.3
TOTAL466100.0


DAYSALC from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 2000

In a typical week, on how many days do you usually drink some kind of alcoholic beverage, such as beer, wine, or liquor? (DAYSALC)
TOTAL%
0) None/Dont drink62962.1
1) One day a week14914.7
2) Two days a week858.4
3) Three days a week504.9
4) Four days a week232.3
5) Five days a week212.1
6) Six days a week70.7
7) Seven days a week444.3
8) Dont know/No answer50.5
TOTAL1013100.0


DRINK5 from Project Canada 1995

About how often do you - Drink alcohol? (DRINK5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily1036.0
2) Several times a week26315.3
3) About once a week30117.6
4) 2-3 times a month22112.9
5) About once a month17110.0
6) Hardly ever31818.6
7) Never33719.7
TOTAL1714100.0


DRANK from Effective Christian Education: A National Study of Protestant Congregations, 1991 - Adolescent Component

How many times during the last 12 months have you done the following - Drank alcohol while alone or with friends. (DRANK)
TOTAL%
1) 01,24549.0
2) 1-244317.4
3) 3-526810.6
4) 6-92048.0
5) 10-191817.1
6) 20-391034.1
7) 40 or more953.7
TOTAL2539100.0


OFTNDRNK from A Study of the North American Hispanic Adventist Church - Youth Survey

How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Drink alcohol (beer, liquor, wine, etc) (OFTNDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) Never91880.7
2) Less than once a month12110.6
3) About once a month322.8
4) Two or three times a month221.9
5) About once a week151.3
6) Several times a week211.8
7) Once a day40.4
8) More than once a day50.4
TOTAL1138100.0


BNGEDRNK from A Study of the North American Hispanic Adventist Church - Youth Survey

How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Have five alcoholic drinks or more in a row (BNGEDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) Never1,02890.6
2) Less than once a month433.8
3) About once a month121.1
4) Two or three times a month141.2
5) About once a week80.7
6) Several times a week181.6
7) Once a day40.4
8) More than once a day80.7
TOTAL1135100.0


DRINK3 from Project Canada 1985-90 Panel Study

Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Drink alcohol? (DRINK3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often8010.7
2) Sometimes35347.4
3) Seldom17423.4
4) Never13718.4
8) Undecided10.1
TOTAL745100.0


BNGEDRNK from A Study of the North American Hispanic Adventist Church - Adult Survey, 1994

How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Have five alcoholic drinks or more in a row (BNGEDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) Never2,01696.6
2) Less than once a month341.6
3) About once a month130.6
4) Two or three times a month70.3
5) About once a week40.2
6) Several times a week60.3
7) Once a day40.2
8) More than once a day30.1
TOTAL2087100.0


DRINK2 from Project Canada 1975-80 Panel Study

Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Drink alcohol (DRINK2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often13012.6
2) Sometimes66764.6
3) Never23622.8
TOTAL1033100.0


OFTNDRNK from A Study of the North American Hispanic Adventist Church - Adult Survey, 1994

How many times, during the last 12 months, did you do each of the following? -- Drink alcohol (beer, liquor, wine, etc). (OFTNDRNK)
TOTAL%
1) Never1,90290.9
2) Less than once a month1225.8
3) About once a month341.6
4) Two or three times a month130.6
5) About once a week80.4
6) Several times a week70.3
7) Once a day20.1
8) More than once a day40.2
TOTAL2092100.0


DRINK3 from Project Canada 1975-85 Panel Study

Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Drink alcohol? (DRINK3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often6712.0
2) Sometimes24043.0
3) Seldom13924.9
4) Never11220.1
TOTAL558100.0


DRINK3 from Project Canada 1985-95 Panel Study

Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Drink alcohol? (DRINK3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often4911.3
2) Sometimes20847.9
3) Seldom10323.7
4) Never7316.8
8) Undecided10.2
TOTAL434100.0


DRINK5 from Project Canada 1985-95 Panel Study

About how often do you - Drink alcohol? (DRINK5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily327.6
2) Several times a week6415.2
3) About once a week6715.9
4) 2-3 times a month5212.3
5) About once a month296.9
6) Hardly ever8319.7
7) Never9522.5
TOTAL422100.0


DRINK5 from Project Canada 1980-95 Panel Study

About how often do you - Drink alcohol? (DRINK5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily155.6
2) Several times a week4717.7
3) About once a week4215.8
4) 2-3 times a month3011.3
5) About once a month186.8
6) Hardly ever5319.9
7) Never6122.9
TOTAL266100.0


DRINK2 from Project Canada 1980-95 Panel Study

Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Drink alcohol (DRINK2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often3914.2
2) Sometimes17864.7
3) Never5821.1
TOTAL275100.0


DRINK5 from Project Canada 1975-95 Panel Study

About how often do you - Drink alcohol? (DRINK5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily236.0
2) Several times a week6717.4
3) About once a week5815.1
4) 2-3 times a month4110.6
5) About once a month225.7
6) Hardly ever7820.3
7) Never9624.9
TOTAL385100.0


DRINK5 from Project Canada 1990-95 Panel Study

About how often do you - Drink alcohol? (DRINK5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily436.8
2) Several times a week10716.9
3) About once a week9615.1
4) 2-3 times a month8212.9
5) About once a month528.2
6) Hardly ever11718.4
7) Never13821.7
TOTAL635100.0


DRINK3 from Project Canada 1985

Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Drink alcohol? (DRINK3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often19812.3
2) Sometimes72545.0
3) Seldom41325.7
4) Never27216.9
8) Undecided10.1
9) Varied10.1
TOTAL1610100.0


DRINK2 from Project Canada 1980

Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Drink alcohol (DRINK2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often18012.4
2) Sometimes93264.4
3) Never33623.2
TOTAL1448100.0


DRINK2 from Project Canada 1980-90 Panel Study

Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Drink alcohol (DRINK2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often5212.4
2) Sometimes27565.3
3) Never9422.3
TOTAL421100.0


DRINK3 from Project Canada 1980-85 Panel Study

Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you - Drink alcohol? (DRINK3)
TOTAL%
1) Very often8912.5
2) Sometimes30042.3
3) Seldom18225.6
4) Never13919.6
TOTAL710100.0


DRINK2 from Project Canada 1980-85 Panel Study

Thinking now of your life outside of formal work, how often would you estimate that you do the following? - Drink alcohol (DRINK2)
TOTAL%
1) Very often9713.9
2) Sometimes44463.5
3) Never15822.6
TOTAL699100.0




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