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 823 12.9 0.5 11.9 13.8
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 549 19.7 0.9 17.9 21.4
Female 274 6.4 0.4 5.6 7.3
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 133 28.4 2.3 23.8 32.9
25-34 years 202 18.2 1.2 15.8 20.6
35-44 years 203 13.4 1.0 11.5 15.3
45-54 years 177 11.0 0.8 9.4 12.7
55-64 years 79 6.7 0.8 5.2 8.3
65+ years 29 1.3 0.3 0.8 1.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 49 14.3 2.3 9.7 18.9
Non-Hispanic 774 12.8 0.5 11.8 13.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 739 12.6 0.5 11.6 13.6
Black Only 24 10.5 2.3 5.9 15.1
Other Race Only 45 15.4 2.6 10.3 20.6
More than One Race 13 20.4 5.5 9.7 31.1
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 39 10.6 2.0 6.6 14.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 216 12.8 1.0 10.9 14.7
Some College 285 14.9 1.0 13.0 16.8
College Graduate 283 11.5 0.7 10.1 12.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 53 14.2 2.2 9.8 18.6
$15,000 - $24,999 115 13.5 1.4 10.6 16.3
$25,000 - $34,999 119 12.3 1.3 9.8 14.7
$35,000 - $49,999 160 13.6 1.1 11.3 15.8
$50,000+ 326 15.1 0.9 13.5 16.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 693 16.6 0.7 15.3 17.9
Out of Work 34 12.0 2.6 7.0 17.1
Homemaker / Student 49 9.9 1.6 6.8 13.1
Retired 35 2.0 0.4 1.2 2.7
Unable to Work 12 3.8 1.2 1.4 6.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 56 4.9 0.8 3.3 6.6
1-19 Hours 29 17.4 3.2 11.2 23.7
20-39 Hours 90 13.1 1.6 10.0 16.2
40 + Hours 555 17.0 0.8 15.5 18.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 459 11.1 0.5 10.0 12.1
Divorced / Separated 156 13.1 1.1 11.0 15.3
Widowed 22 2.2 0.5 1.2 3.2
Never Married 184 25.4 2.0 21.6 29.3
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 109 7.7 0.8 6.1 9.2
Living without a Disability 696 13.9 0.6 12.7 15.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 25 8.4 1.9 4.7 12.1
Rural 80 10.1 1.2 7.7 12.5
Densely-settled Rural 157 14.8 1.3 12.3 17.3
Semi-urban 154 12.9 1.1 10.7 15.1
Urban 404 13.3 0.7 11.9 14.8
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 71 8.2 1.2 5.8 10.5
Excellent to Good 751 13.5 0.5 12.5 14.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 120 16.8 1.7 13.6 20.1
Insured 697 12.2 0.5 11.2 13.2
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 19 4.0 1.1 2.0 6.1
No Diabetes 796 13.4 0.5 12.4 14.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 55 10.5 1.6 7.4 13.7
No Current Asthma 766 13.1 0.5 12.0 14.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 79 14.6 1.9 10.9 18.2
<14 days mental health not good 743 12.8 0.5 11.8 13.8
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 293 22.9 1.4 20.2 25.6
Non-Smoker 530 10.4 0.5 9.4 11.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 301 13.1 0.9 11.4 14.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 346 14.5 0.8 12.9 16.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 162 11.2 1.0 9.2 13.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 671 13.9 0.6 12.8 15.0
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 151 9.4 0.9 7.6 11.1

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.