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

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 615 15.8 0.7 14.5 17.1
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 413 24.2 1.2 21.8 26.5
Female 202 8.0 0.6 6.8 9.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 113 32.9 2.9 27.2 38.5
25-34 years 173 25.1 1.8 21.6 28.7
35-44 years 151 16.4 1.3 13.8 19.0
45-54 years 116 12.4 1.2 10.0 14.7
55-64 years 38 6.5 1.2 4.2 8.7
65+ years 21 2.5 0.6 1.4 3.7
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 522 15.8 0.7 14.3 17.2
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 16 10.4 2.9 4.7 16.2
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 14 13.3 3.5 6.3 20.3
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 1 4.2 4.1 0.0 12.2
Hispanic 48 23.9 3.3 17.4 30.4
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 25 11.4 2.4 6.7 16.1
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 171 14.9 1.2 12.5 17.3
Some College 223 18.5 1.3 16.0 21.1
College Graduate 196 14.9 1.1 12.8 17.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 36 17.5 3.4 10.9 24.2
$15,000 - $24,999 87 14.7 1.7 11.4 18.1
$25,000 - $34,999 99 15.2 1.6 11.9 18.4
$35,000 - $49,999 122 17.7 1.7 14.4 21.1
$50,000+ 235 18.0 1.1 15.7 20.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 516 19.3 0.9 17.6 21.0
Out of Work 32 23.3 4.2 15.1 31.6
Homemaker / Student 35 13.4 2.4 8.7 18.1
Retired 24 3.2 0.7 1.8 4.5
Unable to Work 8 4.4 1.7 1.2 7.7
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 326 13.0 0.7 11.6 14.5
Divorced / Separated 125 19.4 1.8 15.8 23.0
Widowed 16 3.5 0.9 1.7 5.3
Never Married 146 30.8 2.6 25.8 35.9
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 65 9.2 1.3 6.7 11.6
Living without a Disability 528 16.9 0.8 15.4 18.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 27 17.2 3.3 10.7 23.6
Rural 64 13.0 2.0 9.1 16.9
Densely-settled Rural 99 14.9 1.6 11.7 18.0
Semi-urban 111 14.7 1.5 11.8 17.6
Urban 309 17.2 1.0 15.3 19.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 47 8.5 1.4 5.8 11.1
Excellent to Good 567 16.9 0.7 15.4 18.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 234 27.7 1.7 24.3 31.2
Non-Smoker 378 12.4 0.7 11.0 13.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 58 17.7 2.4 13.0 22.4
<14 days mental health not good 530 15.6 0.7 14.2 17.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 18 5.4 1.4 2.6 8.2
No Diabetes 597 16.6 0.7 15.2 18.0
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 48 16.0 2.4 11.4 20.7
No Current Asthma 565 15.8 0.7 14.4 17.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 86 21.9 2.4 17.2 26.5
Insured 529 15.2 0.7 13.8 16.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 235 16.9 1.2 14.5 19.2
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 248 17.0 1.1 14.9 19.2
Obese (BMI >= 30) 117 13.9 1.3 11.3 16.5

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