Drinking status
Name alcohol_drinker_gprd
Chapter Health Behaviour/Alcohol
Definition
Drinker status of patient, excluding codes which specify the number of units

consumed and excluding codes relating to alcoholism or alcohol dependency.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources GPRD
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010
Agreed 18.04.2011 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
0 No record of drinking status in GPRD
1 Non drinker
2 Ex drinker
3 Occasional drinker (less than once per week)
4 Current drinker
5 Excess drinker
6 Binge drinker
7 Drinker status not specified
Implementation
If Read code in drinker code list, then alcohol_drinker = relevant category

OR If enttype = 5, then alcohol_drinker = relevant category from

data1 (yes = current drinker) Else drinker = 0
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsJulie George, Ruzan Udumyan, Harry Hemingway
Creation date03 May 2011
Category (code) Clinical code Clinical term Datasource lookup
Non drinker (1) 1361.00 Teetotaller 12949
Non drinker (1) 1361.11 Non drinker alcohol 12970
Non drinker (1) 1361.12 Non-drinker alcohol 4447
Non drinker (1) 136M.00 Current non drinker 12979
Ex drinker (2) 1367.00 Stopped drinking alcohol 967
Ex drinker (2) 136A.00 Ex-trivial drinker (<1u/day) 22933
Ex drinker (2) 136B.00 Ex-light drinker - (1-2u/day) 26471
Ex drinker (2) 136C.00 Ex-moderate drinker - (3-6u/d) 19495
Ex drinker (2) 136D.00 Ex-heavy drinker - (7-9u/day) 19493
Ex drinker (2) 136E.00 Ex-very heavy drinker-(>9u/d) 12983
(3) 1362.11 Drinks rarely 385
(3) 1362.12 Drinks occasionally 749
(4) 136F.00 Spirit drinker 12971
(4) 136G.00 Beer drinker 2689
(4) 136H.00 Drinks beer and spirits 12968
(4) 136I.00 Drinks wine 12969
(4) 136J.00 Social drinker 956
(4) 136L.00 Alcohol intake within recommended sensible limits 26472
(4) 136N.00 Light drinker 12980
(4) 136O.00 Moderate drinker 12985
(4) 1D19.00 Pain in lymph nodes after alcohol consumption 44783
(4) 2577.00 O/E - breath - alcohol smell 24735
(4) 2577.11 O/E - alcoholic breath 10161
(4) E250.11 Drunkenness NOS 12271
(4) E250.12 Hangover (alcohol) 27518
(4) E250.13 Inebriety NOS 17777
(4) E250.14 Intoxication - alcohol 3782
(4) R103.00 [D]Alcohol blood level excessive 9169
(4) U81..00 [X]Evid of alcohol involv determind by level of intoxication 23978
Excess drinker (5) 136K.00 Alcohol intake above recommended sensible limits 12982
Excess drinker (5) 136P.00 Heavy drinker 8999
Excess drinker (5) 136Q.00 Very heavy drinker 12984
Excess drinker (5) 136S.00 Hazardous alcohol use 19494
Excess drinker (5) 136T.00 Harmful alcohol use 30695
Excess drinker (5) 136W.00 Alcohol misuse 94670
Excess drinker (5) 13ZY.00 Disqualified from driving due to excess alcohol 84218
Excess drinker (5) E23..12 Alcohol problem drinking 1399
Excess drinker (5) E250.00 Nondependent alcohol abuse 7746
Excess drinker (5) E250000 Nondependent alcohol abuse, unspecified 669
Excess drinker (5) E250100 Nondependent alcohol abuse, continuous 23610
Excess drinker (5) E250300 Nondependent alcohol abuse in remission 31569
Excess drinker (5) E250z00 Nondependent alcohol abuse NOS 28150
Excess drinker (5) ZV11311 [V]Problems related to lifestyle alcohol use 16587
Binge drinker (6) 136R.00 Binge drinker 19401
Binge drinker (6) E250200 Nondependent alcohol abuse, episodic 12974
Drinker status not specified (7) 136..00 Alcohol consumption 27
Drinker status not specified (7) 1368.00 Alcohol consumption unknown 12978
Drinker status not specified (7) 136V.00 Alcohol units per week 93415
Drinker status not specified (7) 136X.00 Alcohol units consumed on heaviest drinking day 97126
Drinker status not specified (7) 136Z.00 Alcohol consumption NOS 12981
Drinker status not specified (7) 9k19.00 Alcohol assesment declined - enhanced services admin 95944
Drinker status not specified (7) 9k19.11 Alcohol assessment declined 96259
Drinker status not specified (7) Z786200 Drinking practice 21829
Drinker status not specified (7) ZV4KC00 [V] Alcohol use 7545
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