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 262 3.7 0.3 3.2 4.3
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 140 4.9 0.5 3.9 5.9
Female 122 2.5 0.3 2.0 3.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 40 8.7 1.5 5.8 11.7
25-34 years 45 4.0 0.6 2.7 5.2
35-44 years 48 3.3 0.5 2.3 4.3
45-54 years 62 3.3 0.5 2.4 4.2
55-64 years 37 2.6 0.5 1.7 3.6
65+ years 30 1.2 0.2 0.7 1.7
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 13 3.1 1.1 0.9 5.4
Non-Hispanic 249 3.8 0.3 3.2 4.3
RACE . . . . .
White Only 237 3.6 0.3 3.1 4.2
Black Only 7 2.6 1.0 0.6 4.6
Other Race Only 12 4.5 1.7 1.2 7.7
More than One Race 4 7.2 3.7 0.0 14.4
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 20 4.0 1.1 1.9 6.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 76 4.1 0.6 2.9 5.2
Some College 100 5.0 0.6 3.8 6.1
College Graduate 66 2.2 0.3 1.6 2.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 27 5.0 1.1 2.8 7.1
$15,000 - $24,999 39 4.4 0.9 2.6 6.2
$25,000 - $34,999 39 4.5 0.9 2.7 6.2
$35,000 - $49,999 47 3.5 0.6 2.4 4.6
$50,000+ 93 3.9 0.5 3.0 4.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 200 4.5 0.4 3.8 5.3
Out of Work 14 4.9 2.0 1.0 8.8
Homemaker / Student 19 3.1 0.9 1.4 4.8
Retired 24 1.1 0.2 0.6 1.5
Unable to Work 5 1.8 0.9 0.1 3.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 29 2.1 0.5 1.1 3.1
1-19 Hours 11 5.0 1.9 1.3 8.7
20-39 Hours 31 4.0 0.9 2.2 5.8
40 + Hours 152 4.3 0.4 3.5 5.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 127 2.7 0.3 2.2 3.3
Divorced / Separated 62 5.3 0.7 3.9 6.7
Widowed 16 1.3 0.3 0.6 2.0
Never Married 55 7.6 1.2 5.2 10.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 44 2.8 0.5 1.8 3.8
Living without a Disability 213 3.9 0.3 3.2 4.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 8 1.7 0.6 0.4 2.9
Rural 28 3.3 0.8 1.8 4.8
Densely-settled Rural 51 4.1 0.7 2.7 5.5
Semi-urban 43 3.4 0.7 2.1 4.7
Urban 132 4.0 0.4 3.2 4.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 24 1.8 0.4 1.0 2.6
Excellent to Good 236 4.0 0.3 3.3 4.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 45 5.0 0.8 3.3 6.6
Insured 215 3.5 0.3 2.9 4.1
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 5 0.6 0.3 0.0 1.2
No Diabetes 255 3.9 0.3 3.3 4.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 14 2.7 0.9 1.0 4.4
No Current Asthma 247 3.8 0.3 3.2 4.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 28 4.3 0.9 2.5 6.2
<14 days mental health not good 234 3.7 0.3 3.1 4.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 127 9.7 1.0 7.7 11.7
Non-Smoker 135 2.2 0.2 1.8 2.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 110 4.5 0.5 3.4 5.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 100 3.5 0.4 2.7 4.3
Obese (BMI >= 30) 51 3.2 0.5 2.2 4.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 208 3.9 0.3 3.2 4.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 54 3.1 0.6 2.0 4.2

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.