Percentage of Adults Who Reported Consuming Five or More
Alcohol Drinks on an Occasion in the Past 30 Days

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 578 14.7 0.6 13.5 16.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 394 23.1 1.1 20.8 25.3
Female 184 6.9 0.6 5.9 8.0
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 137 36.0 2.8 30.5 41.6
25-34 years 162 22.9 1.7 19.5 26.3
35-44 years 152 15.9 1.3 13.4 18.5
45-54 years 82 9.8 1.2 7.5 12.1
55-64 years 31 6.3 1.2 4.0 8.6
65+ years 12 1.4 0.4 0.5 2.2
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 513 14.7 0.7 13.3 16.0
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 15 9.2 2.5 4.4 14.1
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 9 10.9 3.9 3.2 18.5
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 6 11.6 4.7 2.4 20.9
Hispanic 34 22.7 3.7 15.5 29.9
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 27 14.0 2.7 8.8 19.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 169 14.5 1.2 12.2 16.8
Some College 192 16.4 1.2 14.1 18.8
College Graduate 189 13.6 1.1 11.5 15.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 35 17.2 3.2 10.9 23.5
$15,000 - $24,999 90 15.0 1.7 11.7 18.3
$25,000 - $34,999 85 15.6 1.7 12.2 19.0
$35,000 - $49,999 122 15.9 1.4 13.1 18.7
$50,000+ 193 15.3 1.1 13.1 17.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 482 17.6 0.8 16.0 19.3
Out of Work 10 11.7 3.8 4.4 19.1
Homemaker / Student 60 19.0 2.6 14.0 24.0
Retired 20 2.6 0.6 1.4 3.9
Unable to Work 5 4.1 1.9 0.4 7.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 267 11.4 0.7 10.0 12.7
Divorced / Separated 111 16.5 1.6 13.4 19.6
Widowed 12 2.7 0.8 1.0 4.3
Never Married 185 34.5 2.5 29.7 39.3
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 59 9.9 1.3 7.3 12.5
Living without a Disability 509 15.6 0.7 14.2 17.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 21 11.8 2.7 6.6 17.1
Rural 61 12.8 1.7 9.5 16.2
Densely-settled Rural 76 12.1 1.5 9.2 15.0
Semi-urban 126 15.8 1.4 13.0 18.6
Urban 291 15.9 1.0 14.0 17.8
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 40 7.4 1.3 4.9 9.9
Excellent to Good 538 15.8 0.7 14.4 17.2
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 244 25.6 1.6 22.5 28.7
Non-Smoker 333 11.7 0.7 10.3 13.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 43 11.9 1.9 8.1 15.6
<14 days mental health not good 530 15.1 0.7 13.8 16.5
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 10 4.0 1.3 1.5 6.5
No Diabetes 566 15.4 0.7 14.1 16.7
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 40 13.2 2.2 8.9 17.4
No Current Asthma 536 14.9 0.7 13.5 16.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 92 26.3 2.6 21.2 31.4
Insured 485 13.4 0.6 12.2 14.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 229 14.1 1.0 12.2 16.1
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 218 16.9 1.2 14.6 19.2
Obese (BMI >= 30) 120 15.3 1.4 12.5 18.2

Numerator: Respondents who reported consuming five or more alcohol
drinks on an occasion at least once in the past 30 days.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.