Percentage of Adults Who Reported Heavy
Alcohol Consumption in the Past 30 Days

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 198 4.8 0.4 4.1 5.6
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 95 5.7 0.6 4.4 6.9
Female 103 4.0 0.4 3.1 4.9
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 50 12.6 2.0 8.8 16.5
25-34 years 36 4.5 0.8 3.0 6.1
35-44 years 43 4.5 0.7 3.0 5.9
45-54 years 37 4.3 0.8 2.8 5.7
55-64 years 17 3.2 0.8 1.5 4.8
65+ years 14 1.8 0.5 0.8 2.8
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 174 4.7 0.4 3.9 5.5
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 2 1.2 0.9 0.0 2.9
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 6 5.4 2.5 0.6 10.3
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 2 4.4 3.1 0.0 10.5
Hispanic 13 8.7 2.5 3.8 13.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 15 5.9 1.7 2.5 9.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 61 5.0 0.7 3.6 6.3
Some College 60 5.5 0.8 3.9 7.1
College Graduate 62 3.8 0.5 2.8 4.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 21 9.3 2.4 4.6 14.0
$15,000 - $24,999 34 5.1 1.0 3.2 7.1
$25,000 - $34,999 26 4.4 0.9 2.6 6.2
$35,000 - $49,999 36 4.7 0.9 3.0 6.4
$50,000+ 59 4.2 0.6 3.1 5.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 145 5.1 0.5 4.1 6.0
Out of Work 6 8.5 3.6 1.4 15.7
Homemaker / Student 24 7.3 1.6 4.1 10.4
Retired 19 2.5 0.6 1.3 3.7
Unable to Work 4 2.2 1.2 0.0 4.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 84 3.3 0.4 2.6 4.1
Divorced / Separated 43 6.8 1.1 4.6 9.1
Widowed 9 1.9 0.7 0.5 3.4
Never Married 61 11.3 1.7 8.0 14.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 37 5.4 1.0 3.5 7.3
Living without a Disability 157 4.7 0.4 3.9 5.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 3 2.2 1.5 0.0 5.1
Rural 14 2.8 0.8 1.2 4.3
Densely-settled Rural 23 4.1 1.0 2.2 6.0
Semi-urban 56 6.8 1.0 4.8 8.9
Urban 99 4.9 0.5 3.8 5.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 21 4.1 1.0 2.2 6.0
Excellent to Good 177 4.9 0.4 4.1 5.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 113 11.6 1.2 9.3 13.9
Non-Smoker 85 2.9 0.4 2.2 3.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 27 7.2 1.5 4.2 10.2
<14 days mental health not good 169 4.6 0.4 3.8 5.4
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 3 0.8 0.5 0.0 1.8
No Diabetes 194 5.0 0.4 4.3 5.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 24 7.3 1.7 4.0 10.6
No Current Asthma 173 4.6 0.4 3.8 5.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 36 9.4 1.7 6.0 12.8
Insured 162 4.3 0.4 3.6 5.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 95 5.4 0.6 4.1 6.6
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 64 4.8 0.6 3.6 6.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 32 4.4 0.9 2.7 6.1

Numerator: Male respondents who reported consuming an average of more
than two drinks per day and female respondents who reported consuming
an average of more than one drink per day during the past 30 days.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.