Percentage of Women 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 149 3.3 0.4 2.5 4.0
  . . . . .
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 8 5.9 2.3 1.4 10.5
25-34 years 13 1.8 0.5 0.7 2.8
35-44 years 36 4.6 0.8 3.1 6.1
45-54 years 53 4.9 0.7 3.5 6.3
55-64 years 20 1.9 0.4 1.0 2.7
65+ years 19 1.1 0.3 0.6 1.7
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 4 1.4 0.7 0.0 2.7
Non-Hispanic 145 3.4 0.4 2.6 4.2
RACE . . . . .
White Only 142 3.6 0.4 2.8 4.4
Black Only 3 1.4 0.9 0.0 3.1
Other Race Only 3 0.8 0.5 0.0 1.8
More than One Race 1 1.1 1.1 0.0 3.4
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 9 3.2 1.4 0.4 6.0
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 29 2.5 0.8 0.9 4.1
Some College 50 4.0 0.8 2.5 5.5
College Graduate 61 3.3 0.5 2.4 4.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 3 1.0 0.6 0.0 2.3
$15,000 - $24,999 18 2.0 0.6 0.9 3.1
$25,000 - $34,999 12 2.1 0.8 0.6 3.6
$35,000 - $49,999 27 3.1 0.7 1.8 4.4
$50,000+ 77 4.9 0.8 3.3 6.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 115 4.1 0.5 3.2 5.1
Out of Work 2 1.4 1.0 0.0 3.3
Homemaker / Student 11 3.2 1.4 0.4 6.0
Retired 19 1.3 0.3 0.7 1.9
Unable to Work 2 1.0 0.8 0.0 2.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 27 1.4 0.3 0.8 2.1
1-19 Hours 4 2.4 1.6 0.0 5.5
20-39 Hours 32 5.0 1.4 2.1 7.8
40 + Hours 81 4.5 0.6 3.4 5.7
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 94 3.1 0.4 2.4 3.8
Divorced / Separated 22 3.0 0.7 1.7 4.3
Widowed 16 1.6 0.4 0.7 2.4
Never Married 17 5.9 2.2 1.5 10.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 30 2.8 0.7 1.3 4.2
Living without a Disability 118 3.4 0.4 2.5 4.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 7 4.1 1.8 0.7 7.5
Rural 13 2.0 0.6 0.8 3.2
Densely-settled Rural 21 2.9 0.8 1.3 4.5
Semi-urban 22 2.3 0.6 1.2 3.4
Urban 86 4.1 0.7 2.8 5.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 16 3.5 1.3 0.9 6.1
Excellent to Good 133 3.3 0.4 2.5 4.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 18 3.9 1.2 1.5 6.2
Insured 131 3.2 0.4 2.4 4.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 4 1.1 0.6 0.0 2.3
No Diabetes 145 3.4 0.4 2.7 4.2
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 46 2.6 0.4 1.8 3.5
No Hypertension 103 3.5 0.5 2.6 4.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 13 3.0 0.9 1.3 4.7
No Current Asthma 135 3.2 0.4 2.4 3.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 49 2.5 0.4 1.8 3.3
No arthritis 99 3.6 0.5 2.6 4.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 16 4.7 1.4 1.8 7.5
<14 days mental health not good 130 3.1 0.4 2.4 3.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 61 8.2 1.3 5.5 10.8
Non-Smoker 88 2.3 0.4 1.6 3.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 71 4.3 0.8 2.8 5.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 42 2.9 0.5 1.9 3.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 32 2.4 0.5 1.5 3.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 117 3.6 0.5 2.7 4.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 32 2.4 0.6 1.3 3.5
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 74 4.0 0.6 2.8 5.2
Insufficient 51 2.8 0.6 1.6 4.1
No Activity 12 1.5 0.5 0.6 2.5

Numerator: Female respondents who reported consuming
an average of more than one drink per day during the past 30 days.
Denominator: All female respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.