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 489 13.9 0.7 12.5 15.3
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 322 21.3 1.3 18.9 23.8
Female 167 6.9 0.6 5.7 8.0
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 82 32.4 3.3 25.9 38.9
25-34 years 116 19.3 1.8 15.9 22.8
35-44 years 130 15.3 1.3 12.7 17.9
45-54 years 103 10.2 1.0 8.2 12.3
55-64 years 36 6.6 1.2 4.3 8.9
65+ years 18 1.6 0.4 0.8 2.4
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 434 14.2 0.8 12.7 15.7
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 12 6.8 2.2 2.5 11.0
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 12 10.3 3.2 4.1 16.5
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 7 16.9 6.4 4.4 29.5
Hispanic 24 17.0 4.0 9.1 25.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 32 17.7 3.4 11.0 24.4
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 140 12.8 1.2 10.5 15.2
Some College 172 17.4 1.5 14.5 20.4
College Graduate 143 10.8 1.0 8.8 12.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 43 27.7 4.3 19.3 36.0
$15,000 - $24,999 76 12.2 1.6 9.1 15.4
$25,000 - $34,999 79 14.2 1.9 10.5 17.9
$35,000 - $49,999 104 17.6 1.8 14.0 21.2
$50,000+ 163 13.9 1.1 11.7 16.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 416 17.8 0.9 16.0 19.6
Out of Work 13 14.3 5.5 3.5 25.1
Homemaker / Student 27 10.9 2.5 6.0 15.8
Retired 25 2.5 0.5 1.5 3.6
Unable to Work 6 7.6 3.8 0.2 15.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 253 11.0 0.7 9.6 12.4
Divorced / Separated 98 15.1 1.8 11.6 18.6
Widowed 8 1.6 0.6 0.4 2.7
Never Married 129 29.6 2.7 24.3 34.9
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 57 9.2 1.5 6.3 12.1
Living without a Disability 426 14.9 0.8 13.3 16.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 19 12.7 3.0 6.8 18.6
Rural 55 13.2 1.8 9.6 16.8
Densely-settled Rural 79 12.7 1.7 9.5 16.0
Semi-urban 106 15.8 1.7 12.5 19.2
Urban 225 13.6 1.0 11.5 15.6
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 40 8.5 1.7 5.1 11.8
Excellent to Good 446 14.7 0.8 13.2 16.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 78 19.1 2.4 14.4 23.9
Insured 411 13.2 0.7 11.8 14.6
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 1 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.8
No Diabetes 488 14.8 0.7 13.3 16.3
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 84 8.8 1.1 6.5 11.0
No Hypertension 405 15.6 0.9 13.9 17.2
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 40 15.1 2.5 10.2 20.0
No Current Asthma 447 13.7 0.7 12.3 15.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 47 17.1 3.0 11.3 22.9
<14 days mental health not good 439 13.7 0.7 12.2 15.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 182 26.3 2.0 22.3 30.2
Non-Smoker 306 10.8 0.7 9.4 12.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 169 14.4 1.3 11.9 16.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 202 15.1 1.2 12.7 17.4
Obese (BMI >= 30) 109 13.3 1.3 10.7 16.0

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.