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 231 3.2 0.3 2.6 3.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 116 4.0 0.4 3.1 4.8
Female 115 2.4 0.3 1.8 3.0
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 22 6.0 1.3 3.4 8.6
25-34 years 36 3.2 0.6 2.0 4.4
35-44 years 52 3.2 0.5 2.3 4.2
45-54 years 50 3.2 0.5 2.2 4.1
55-64 years 39 2.5 0.4 1.6 3.3
65+ years 32 1.3 0.2 0.8 1.7
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 10 1.9 0.7 0.6 3.2
Non-Hispanic 221 3.3 0.3 2.7 3.8
RACE . . . . .
White Only 215 3.4 0.3 2.8 3.9
Black Only 3 1.0 0.6 0.0 2.2
Other Race Only 9 1.5 0.6 0.4 2.6
More than One Race 4 2.8 1.5 0.0 5.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 12 1.4 0.5 0.5 2.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 87 4.4 0.6 3.2 5.6
Some College 75 3.8 0.6 2.7 4.9
College Graduate 56 1.9 0.3 1.4 2.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 12 2.8 1.3 0.3 5.2
$15,000 - $24,999 39 3.9 0.9 2.2 5.6
$25,000 - $34,999 29 3.0 0.7 1.6 4.4
$35,000 - $49,999 35 2.5 0.5 1.5 3.5
$50,000+ 104 4.0 0.5 3.1 4.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 177 3.8 0.4 3.1 4.5
Out of Work 7 2.8 1.4 0.0 5.6
Homemaker / Student 15 3.1 1.0 1.1 5.0
Retired 28 1.3 0.3 0.8 1.8
Unable to Work 3 0.5 0.3 0.0 1.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 31 1.7 0.4 0.9 2.6
1-19 Hours 11 2.5 1.1 0.4 4.7
20-39 Hours 41 4.1 0.9 2.4 5.8
40 + Hours 133 3.9 0.4 3.1 4.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 129 2.6 0.3 2.1 3.1
Divorced / Separated 51 3.7 0.6 2.6 4.8
Widowed 10 0.9 0.3 0.3 1.6
Never Married 40 6.0 1.2 3.7 8.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 34 1.9 0.4 1.1 2.7
Living without a Disability 193 3.4 0.3 2.8 4.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 4 1.1 0.7 0.0 2.5
Rural 31 3.0 0.7 1.7 4.4
Densely-settled Rural 36 3.0 0.6 1.8 4.2
Semi-urban 56 4.8 0.8 3.2 6.3
Urban 104 2.8 0.4 2.1 3.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 24 2.2 0.6 1.1 3.4
Excellent to Good 205 3.3 0.3 2.7 3.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 32 4.3 1.0 2.4 6.2
Insured 198 3.0 0.3 2.5 3.5
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 5 0.6 0.3 0.0 1.2
No Diabetes 226 3.3 0.3 2.8 3.9
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 63 2.6 0.4 1.9 3.3
No Hypertension 168 3.3 0.3 2.7 4.0
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 16 2.4 0.7 1.1 3.6
No Current Asthma 214 3.2 0.3 2.7 3.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 66 2.7 0.4 1.8 3.5
No arthritis 162 3.3 0.3 2.7 4.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 33 6.0 1.4 3.4 8.7
<14 days mental health not good 195 2.9 0.3 2.4 3.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 96 8.1 1.1 6.0 10.2
Non-Smoker 134 2.1 0.2 1.7 2.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 108 4.0 0.5 3.0 5.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 81 3.1 0.4 2.3 3.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 37 2.0 0.4 1.3 2.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 171 3.3 0.3 2.6 3.9
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 60 2.8 0.4 2.0 3.7
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 114 3.6 0.4 2.8 4.4
Insufficient 72 2.7 0.4 1.9 3.5
No Activity 34 3.0 0.7 1.6 4.3

Numerator: Male 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.