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 143 3.8 0.4 3.0 4.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 73 5.0 0.7 3.6 6.5
Female 70 2.5 0.4 1.9 3.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 22 8.6 2.1 4.4 12.8
25-34 years 21 3.7 0.9 2.0 5.5
35-44 years 28 2.8 0.6 1.7 4.0
45-54 years 29 2.8 0.6 1.7 3.9
55-64 years 29 5.0 0.9 3.1 6.8
65+ years 13 1.2 0.4 0.5 1.9
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 132 3.9 0.4 3.0 4.7
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 2 2.7 2.1 0.0 6.9
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 4 4.0 2.3 0.0 8.5
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 2 8.0 5.4 0.0 18.5
Hispanic 3 2.0 1.2 0.0 4.4
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 14 8.2 2.4 3.5 12.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 43 3.6 0.6 2.3 4.8
Some College 51 4.9 0.9 3.1 6.8
College Graduate 35 1.9 0.4 1.2 2.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 11 7.7 3.2 1.4 13.9
$15,000 - $24,999 22 3.3 0.8 1.7 5.0
$25,000 - $34,999 19 3.5 1.1 1.4 5.6
$35,000 - $49,999 34 4.6 0.9 2.9 6.3
$50,000+ 49 3.8 0.7 2.5 5.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 105 4.3 0.5 3.3 5.2
Out of Work 6 9.5 5.3 0.0 19.8
Homemaker / Student 14 3.5 1.3 1.0 6.0
Retired 18 1.8 0.4 0.9 2.7
Unable to Work 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 73 2.6 0.3 1.9 3.2
Divorced / Separated 31 4.8 1.2 2.4 7.2
Widowed 5 1.2 0.5 0.1 2.2
Never Married 34 8.9 1.8 5.3 12.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 27 3.4 0.7 2.0 4.9
Living without a Disability 114 3.8 0.5 2.9 4.7
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 6 3.3 1.3 0.7 6.0
Rural 17 3.5 1.0 1.6 5.5
Densely-settled Rural 17 2.0 0.5 1.0 3.0
Semi-urban 31 5.1 1.1 2.9 7.3
Urban 68 3.6 0.6 2.5 4.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 14 2.7 0.9 1.0 4.3
Excellent to Good 128 3.9 0.4 3.0 4.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 21 5.5 1.4 2.7 8.2
Insured 122 3.5 0.4 2.7 4.3
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
No Diabetes 143 4.0 0.4 3.2 4.8
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 32 2.8 0.6 1.7 3.9
No Hypertension 111 4.1 0.5 3.1 5.0
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 9 2.4 1.0 0.5 4.3
No Current Asthma 134 3.9 0.4 3.0 4.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 19 7.1 1.9 3.4 10.8
<14 days mental health not good 121 3.4 0.4 2.6 4.2
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 67 9.6 1.4 6.9 12.4
Non-Smoker 76 2.3 0.3 1.6 2.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 66 4.8 0.8 3.4 6.3
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 53 4.0 0.7 2.6 5.4
Obese (BMI >= 30) 20 1.9 0.5 1.0 2.8

Numerator: 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.