Measurement Wizard


Alcohol Consumption, Frequency of

How often/much does the respondent consume alcohol?


Below are 63 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • DRINK from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)LEARN MORE
    • 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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRUNK from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)LEARN MORE
    • 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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINK1 from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • 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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINK12 from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • 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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINK3 from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • 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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINK5 from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • 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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINK6UP from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • 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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINK8 from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • 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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINKDAY from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • Again, as you think back over the last 12 months, about how many drinks would you have on a typical day when you drank? (DRINKDAY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINKMAX from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • 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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINKMIN from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • 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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINKYR from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • Thinking back over the last 12 months, about how regularly did you drink alcoholic beverages? Would you say that is was (DRINKYR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINK from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)LEARN MORE
    • (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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRUNK from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)LEARN MORE
    • (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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DUI from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)LEARN MORE
    • (dui_w2) [IF HAS DRANK ALCOHOL, DK OR REF] [IF K:4<7, DK OR REF] K:12. In the past 3 years have you ever driven while under the influence of alcohol? Would that be . . . (DUI) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FRNDDRGS from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)LEARN MORE
    • (frnddrgs_w2) [IF IDENTIFIES MORE THAN ONE FRIEND] [IF>1 FRIEND IDENTIFIED IN N:1] N:2. How many, if any, of these [VALUE REPORTED IN N:1] people . . . [INSERT LIST FROM A-N] [READ STEM FOR ‘A,‘B,‘G, AND ‘I, AND ONLY IF NECESSARY FOR THE REST OF THE CATEGORIES] G. Do drugs or drink a lot of alcohol? (FRNDDRGS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINK from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)LEARN MORE
    • (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) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRUNK from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)LEARN MORE
    • (drunk_w3) [IF HAS DRANK ALCOHOL, DK OR REF] K:5. How many times, if at all, over the past two weeks have you drunk at least [IF teensex_w2=FEMALE 4] [IF teensex=MALE 5] in the same night? Is it . . . [IF NEEDED: One drink is a 12-ounce bottle or can of beer; a 4-ounce glass of wine; a 12-ounce bottle or can of wine cooler; or a 1.25-ounce shot of liquor, either straight or in a mixed drink.] (DRUNK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FRNDDRGS from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)LEARN MORE
    • (frnddrgs_w3) [IF IDENTIFIES MORE THAN ONE FRIEND] N:2. How many, if any, of these [VALUE REPORTED IN N:1] people . . . [INSERT LIST FROM A-H] G. do drugs or drink a lot of alcohol? (FRNDDRGS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HM_21 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006LEARN MORE
    • [IF HM_20=2 OR DK/RF SKIP TO HM_22] On average, do you have less than one alcoholic drink a day, one to two drinks a day, three to four drinks a day, or five or more drinks a day? (HM_21) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINK from General Social Survey, 1988LEARN MORE
    • Do you ever have occasion to use any alcoholic beverages such as liquor, wine, or beer, or are you a total abstainer? (DRINK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINK from General Social Survey, 1991LEARN MORE
    • Do you ever have occasion to use any alcoholic beverages such as liquor, wine, or beer, or are you a total abstainer? (DRINK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HLTH from General Social Survey, 1991LEARN MORE
    • A. First, thinking about health related matters, did any of the following happen to you since February/March, 1990: Had a drinking problem (e.g. frequently drunk, suffered from alcoholism)? (HLTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • OFTALCHL from State of Disunion Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • [If yes in ALCOHOL, ask:] Would you say you use alcohol frequently, moderately, or only on rare occasions? (OFTALCHL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • STSRELDR from Economic Values Survey, 1992LEARN MORE
    • Thinking specifically about job-related stress, how often do you use these measures to relieve feelings of stress from your job: never, rarely, sometimes, or often? -- drink alcoholic beverages (STSRELDR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINK from General Social Survey, 1980LEARN MORE
    • Do you ever have occasion to use any alcoholic beverages such as liquor, wine, or beer, or are you a total abstainer? (DRINK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DRINK from General Social Survey, 1978LEARN MORE
    • Do you ever have occasion to use any alcoholic beverages such as liquor, wine, or beer, or are you a total abstainer? (DRINK) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DAYSALC from Southern Focus Poll, Non-South Survey, Spring 2000LEARN MORE
    • In a typical week, on how many days do you usually drink some kind of alcoholic beverage, such as beer, wine, or liquor? (DAYSALC) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DAYSALC from Southern Focus Poll, South Survey, Spring 2000LEARN MORE
    • In a typical week, on how many days do you usually drink some kind of alcoholic beverage, such as beer, wine, or liquor? (DAYSALC) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • BOOZE from Middletown Area Study, 1989LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DRINK ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: On average, how many drinks of hard liquor do you have each week (1.5 oz., shot glass)? (BOOZE) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WINE from Middletown Area Study, 1989LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DRINK ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: On average, how many glasses of wine do you drink each week (wine glass, 4-5 oz.)? (WINE) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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