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Table 2 Characteristics of female outpatients (n = 9007) by AUDIT-C score

From: Risk of future trauma based on alcohol screening scores: A two-year prospective cohort study among US veterans

   AUDIT-C Score
  0 1–4 5–8 9–12
  (4319) (4191) (400) (97)
  N (Col %) N (Col %) N (Col %) N (Col %)
Age <50 1157 (26.8) 1679 (40.1) 203 (50.8) 63 (64.9)
  50–65 1681 (38.9) 1413 (33.7) 135 (33.8) 30 (30.9)
  >65 1481 (34.3) 1099 (26.2) 62 (15.5) 4 (4.12)
Race/ethnicity White 3212 (74.4) 3228 (77.0) 288 (72.0) 61 (62.9)
  African American 536 (12.4) 461 (11.0) 68 (17.0) 19 (19.6)
  Hispanic 202 (4.68) 208 (4.96) 17 (4.25) 7 (7.22)
  Other 267 (6.18) 228 (5.44) 18 (4.50) 6 (6.19)
Education <12th grade 198 (4.58) 62 (1.48) 11 (2.75) 2 (2.06)
  High school graduate 2935 (68.0) 2591 (61.8) 278 (69.5) 61 (62.9)
  College graduate 1102 (25.5) 1493 (35.6) 104 (26.0) 31 (32.0)
Married   1671 (38.7) 1666 (39.8) 130 (32.5) 25 (25.8)
Cigarette smoking Never 2009 (46.5) 1752 (41.8) 130 (32.5) 32 (33.0)
  Past year 222 (5.14) 265 (6.32) 43 (10.8) 16 (16.5)
  1–5 years ago 197 (4.56) 244 (5.82) 30 (7.50) 2 (2.06)
  >5 years ago 1189 (27.5) 1255 (29.9) 65 (16.3) 7 (7.22)
  Current 702 (16.3) 675 (16.1) 132 (33.0) 40 (41.2)
Deyo comorbidity index score,* mean (SD) 0.69 (.91) 0.43 (.71) 0.30 (.59) 0.31 (.57)
  1. *Adapted from the Charleston index for use with ICD-9 administrative data and constructed from the NPCD based on patients’ past-year inpatient and outpatient ICD-9 diagnostic codes.