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4715.0.55.003 - 2001 National Health Survey: Output Data Items (Indigenous), 2002  
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Contents >> Health risk factors >> Alcohol consumption

28. ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION

LABEL: Day of week on which interview was conducted
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: Q310
ITEM NUMBER: 855
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q310
CATEGORIES:
1: Monday
2: Tuesday
3: Wednesday
4: Thursday
5: Friday
6: Saturday
7: Sunday
8: Not stated
9: Not known

LABEL: Time since last drank alcohol
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: Q311
ITEM NUMBER: 856
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both (but combine with sparse data item)
COMMENTS: Q311. If releasing with remote or total data, collapse categories where applicable to match ZQ311 categories below and add the two data items together.
CATEGORIES:
1: 1 week or less
2: More than 1 week to less than 2 weeks
3: 2 weeks to less than 1 month
4: 1 month to less than 3 months
5: 3 months to less than 12 months
6: 12 months or more
7: Never
9: Not known

LABEL: Time since last drank alcohol (sparse)
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: ZQ311
ITEM NUMBER: 856A
COMMENTS: Combine with Q311 above. Not released by itself.
CATEGORIES:
0: Not applicable
1: 1 week or less
2: More than 1 week to less than 2 weeks
3: 2 weeks or more
7: Never
9: Not known

LABEL: Days in last week drank alcohol
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank last week
SAS NAME: Q312
ITEM NUMBER: 857
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Multiple categories may apply. Q312A Q312B Q312C Q312D Q312E Q312F Q312G Q312H
CATEGORIES:
01: All
02: Monday
03: Tuesday
04: Wednesday
05: Thursday
06: Friday
07: Saturday
08: Sunday
09: Not stated

LABEL: Most recent day consumed alcohol
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank last week
SAS NAME: Q315A
ITEM NUMBER: 858
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q315A Q315C Q315E Q315G Q315I Q315K Q315M Q315O
CATEGORIES:
1: Monday
2: Tuesday
3: Wednesday
4: Thursday
5: Friday
6: Saturday
7: Sunday
8: Not stated
9: Not known

LABEL: Types of drink consumed on most recent day
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank last week
SAS NAME: ATYPR
ITEM NUMBER: 859
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both (but combine with sparse data item)
COMMENTS: Derived item: Multiple categories may apply. If releasing with remote or total data, collapse categories where applicable to match ZATYPR categories below and add the two data items together.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low alcohol beer
2: Mid strength beer
3: Full strength beer
4: Wine/champagne
5: Spirits/liquor
6: Fortified wine
7: Other

LABEL: Types of drink consumed on most recent day (sparse)
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank last week
SAS NAME: ZATYPR
ITEM NUMBER: 859A
COMMENTS: Combine with ATYPR above. Not released by itself.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low alcohol beer/Mid strength beer
3: Full strength beer
4: Wine/champagne
5: Spirits/Liquor
6: Fortified wine
7: Other


LABEL: Mls of alcohol consumed on most recent day
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank last week
SAS NAME: ACONR
ITEM NUMBER: 860
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item: Multiple categories apply: Available separately for each type of drink consumed, and total Mls consumed on day
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

LABEL: Second most recent day consumed alcohol
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank on 2 or more days last week
SAS NAME: Q316A
ITEM NUMBER: 861
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q316A Q316C Q316E Q316G Q316I Q316K Q316M Q316O
CATEGORIES:
1: Monday
2: Tuesday
3: Wednesday
4: Thursday
5: Friday
6: Saturday
7: Sunday
8: Not stated
9: Not known

LABEL: Types of drink consumed on 2nd most recent day
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank on 2 or more days in last week
SAS NAME: ATYP2
ITEM NUMBER: 862
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both (but combine with sparse data item)
COMMENTS: Derived item: Multiple categories may apply. If releasing with remote or total data, collapse categories where applicable to match ZATYP2 categories below and add the two data items together.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low alcohol beer
2: Mid strength beer
3: Full strength beer
4: Wine/champagne
5: Spirits/liquor
6: Fortified wine
7: Other

LABEL: Types of drink consumed on 2nd most recent day (sparse)
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank on 2 or more days in last week
SAS NAME: ZATYP2
ITEM NUMBER: 862A
COMMENTS: Combine with ATYP2 above. Not released by itself.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low alcohol beer/Mid strength beer
3: Full strength beer
4: Wine/champagne
5: Spirits/Liquor
6: Fortified wine
7: Other

LABEL: Mls of alcohol consumed on second most recent day
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank on 2 or more days in last week
SAS NAME: ACON2
ITEM NUMBER: 863
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item: Multiple categories apply: Available separately for each type of drink consumed, and total Mls consumed on day
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

LABEL: Third recent day consumed alcohol
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank on 3 or more days in last week
SAS NAME: Q317A
ITEM NUMBER: 864
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q317A Q317C Q317E Q317G Q317I Q317K Q317M Q317O
CATEGORIES:
1: Monday
2: Tuesday
3: Wednesday
4: Thursday
5: Friday
6: Saturday
7: Sunday
8: Not stated
9: Not known

LABEL: Types of drink consumed on 3rd most recent day
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank on 3 or more days in last week
SAS NAME: ATYP3
ITEM NUMBER: 865
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both (but combine with sparse data item)
COMMENTS: Derived item: Multiple categories may apply. If releasing with remote or total data, collapse categories where applicable to match ZATYP3 categories below and add the two data items together.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low alcohol beer
2: Mid strength beer
3: Full strength beer
4: Wine/champagne
5: Spirits/liquor
6: Fortified wine
7: Other

LABEL: Types of drink consumed on 3rd most recent day (sparse)
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank on 3 or more days in last week
SAS NAME: ZATYP3
ITEM NUMBER: 865A
COMMENTS: Combine with ATYP3 above. Not released by itself.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low alcohol beer/Mid strength beer
3: Full strength beer
4: Wine/champagne
5: Spirits/Liquor
6: Fortified wine
7: Other

LABEL: Mls of alcohol consumed on third most recent day
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank on 3 or more days in last week
SAS NAME: ACON3
ITEM NUMBER: 866
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item: Multiple categories apply: Available separately for each type of drink consumed, and total Mls consumed on day
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

LABEL: Average daily intake over days recorded
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in last week
SAS NAME: AVEACON
ITEM NUMBER: 867
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item Average daily consumption over the last 3 days consumed
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

LABEL: Average daily intake over week
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in last week
SAS NAME: AVEACWK
ITEM NUMBER: 868
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item Average daily consumption over the week
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

LABEL: Total consumption of alcohol over week
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in last week
SAS NAME: ALCCONML
ITEM NUMBER: 869
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item Total consumption in mls of alcohol consumed over the week
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

LABEL: Average alcohol consumption converted into standard drinks - 3 day average
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in last week
SAS NAME: ALCONVT
ITEM NUMBER: 871
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item Average daily consumption over the last 3 days consumed divided by 12.5
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

LABEL: Alcohol risk level - 2000 guidelines - 3 day average
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: ALCR2000
ITEM NUMBER: 872
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both (but combine with sparse data item)
COMMENTS: Derived item. Based on average daily intake from 3 day average. If releasing with remote or total data, collapse categories where applicable to match ZALC2000 categories below and add the two data items together.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low risk
2: Risky
3: High risk
4: Last consumed alcohol 1 week to less than 12 months ago
5: Last consumed alcohol 12 months or more ago
6: Never consumed alcohol or time since last consumed not known

LABEL: Alcohol risk level - 2000 guidelines - 3 day average (sparse)
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: ZALC2000
ITEM NUMBER: 872A
COMMENTS: Combine with ALCR2000 above. Not released by itself.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low risk
2: Risky
3: High risk
4: Last consumed alcohol more than 1 week ago
6: Never consumed alcohol or don't know

LABEL: Alcohol risk level- 2000 guidelines - 7 day average
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: ALCR00WK
ITEM NUMBER: 873
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both (but combine with sparse data item)
COMMENTS: Derived item: Based on average daily intake from day average. If releasing with remote or total data, collapse categories where applicable to match ZALC00WK categories below and add the two data items together.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low risk
2: Risky
3: High risk
4: Last consumed alcohol 1 week to less than 12 months ago
5: Last consumed alcohol 12 months or more ago
6: Never consumed alcohol or time since last consumed not known

LABEL: Alcohol risk level - 2000 guidelines - 7 day average (sparse)
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: ZALC00WK
ITEM NUMBER: 873A
COMMENTS: Combine with ALCR00WK above. Not released by itself.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low risk
2: Risky
3: High risk
4: Last consumed alcohol more than 1 week ago
6: Never consumed alcohol or don't know

LABEL: Alcohol risk level over 3 day period - new
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: ALCRISK
ITEM NUMBER: 874
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item: Note: Uses slightly different cut-offs than 1995 item (eg. cut off in this item is <=50 but in 1995 it was <50)
CATEGORIES:
1: Did not consume alcohol
2: Consumed alcohol but not in the past week
3: Low risk
4: Medium risk
5: High risk

LABEL: Alcohol risk level over 3 day period - old
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: ALCRISKO
ITEM NUMBER: 875
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item: from average daily intake Using 1995 criteria for comparability
CATEGORIES:
1: Did not consume alcohol
2: Consumed alcohol but not the past week
3: Low risk
4: Medium risk
5: High risk

LABEL: Alcohol risk level over 7 day period - new
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: ALCRISK2
ITEM NUMBER: 876
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item: from average daily intake. Using 1995 criteria for comparability
CATEGORIES:
1: Did not consume alcohol
2: Consumed alcohol but not the past week
3: Low risk
4: Medium risk
5: High risk

LABEL: Alcohol risk level over 7 day period - old
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over
SAS NAME: ALCRISO2
ITEM NUMBER: 877
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item: from average daily intake. Using 1995 criteria for comparability
CATEGORIES:
1: Did not consume alcohol
2: Consumed alcohol but not the past week
3: Low risk
4: Medium risk
5: High risk

LABEL: Alcohol weekend consumption flag
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: WKENDFL
ITEM NUMBER: 878
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item; Weekend defined as Friday, Saturday and Sunday
CATEGORIES:
1: Weekend consumption fully enumerated
2: Weekend consumption partly enumerated
3: Weekend consumption not enumerated
4: No weekend consumption

LABEL: Main drink type consumed
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: MAINALC
ITEM NUMBER: 879
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE:Both (but combine with sparse data item)
COMMENTS: Derived item: based on drink type contributing most to total consumption. If releasing with remote or total data, collapse categories where applicable to match ZMAINALC categories below and add the two data items together.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low alcohol beer
2: Mid strength beer
3: Full strength beer
4: Wine/champagne
5: Spirits/liquor
6: Fortified wine
7: Other

LABEL: Main drink type consumed (sparse)
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: ZMAINALC
ITEM NUMBER: 879A
COMMENTS: Combine with MAINALC above. Not released by itself.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low alcohol beer/Mid strength beer
3: Full strength beer
4: Wine/champagne
5: Spirits/Liquor
6: Fortified wine
7: Other

LABEL: Proportion of alcohol from main drink type
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: PROMAIN
ITEM NUMBER: 880
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item, based on derived total consumption and main type of drink consumed
CATEGORIES:
1: Less than 25%
2: 25 < 50%
3: 50 < 75%
4: 75% or more

LABEL: Day of week of heaviest consumption
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: HEAVYALC
ITEM NUMBER: 881
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item Day of heaviest consumption from among those 1 - 3 for which details were recorded
CATEGORIES:
1: Monday
2: Tuesday
3: Wednesday
4: Thursday
5: Friday
6: Saturday
7: Sunday

LABEL: Amount consumed on heaviest day
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: AMTHEAVY
ITEM NUMBER: 882
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

LABEL: Consumption in reference week compared to usual consumption
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: Q318
ITEM NUMBER: 883
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Q318
CATEGORIES:
1: More than most weeks
2: About the same as most weeks
3: Less than most weeks
8: Not stated

LABEL: Amount of alcohol in mls
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: ALCAMNT
ITEM NUMBER: 884
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item
CATEGORIES:
Continuous

LABEL: Order of consumption - detail level
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: ALCORD
ITEM NUMBER: 885
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item
CATEGORIES:
1: Most recent
2: Second most recent
3: Third most recent

LABEL: Order of consumption
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: ALCORDER
ITEM NUMBER: 886
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS: Derived item
CATEGORIES:
1: Most recent
2: Second most recent
3: Third most recent

LABEL: Type of alcohol
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: ALCTYPE
ITEM NUMBER: 887
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both (but combine with sparse data item below)
COMMENTS: If releasing with remote or total data or total data, collapse categories where applicable to match ZALCTYPE categories below and add the two data items together.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low alcohol beer
2: Mid strength beer
3: Full strength beer
4: Wine/champagne
5: Spirits/liquor
6: Fortified wine
7: Other

LABEL: Type of alcohol (sparse)
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: ZALCTYPE
ITEM NUMBER:887A
COMMENTS:Combine with ALCTYPE above. Not released by itself.
CATEGORIES:
1: Low alcohol beer/Mid strength beer
3: Full strength beer
4: Wine/champagne
5: Spirits/Liquor
6: Fortified wine
7: Other

LABEL: Day of consumption
POPULATION: Persons aged 18 years and over who drank in the last week
SAS NAME: DAY
ITEM NUMBER: 888
REMOTE/NON-REMOTE RELEASE: Both
COMMENTS:
CATEGORIES:
1: Monday
2: Tuesday
3: Wednesday
4: Thursday
5: Friday
6: Saturday
7: Sunday
8: Not stated
9: Not known


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