Percentage of Men Who Reported Heavy Alcohol Consumption in the Past 30 Days

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 133 4.8 0.6 3.7 6.0
  . . . . .
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 7 8.2 3.0 2.3 14.0
25-34 years 14 4.0 1.1 1.8 6.2
35-44 years 28 6.1 1.2 3.8 8.5
45-54 years 37 4.9 0.9 3.3 6.6
55-64 years 27 3.4 0.7 2.1 4.8
65+ years 20 2.1 0.5 1.1 3.1
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 10 9.5 3.4 2.7 16.2
Non-Hispanic 123 4.5 0.6 3.4 5.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 120 4.7 0.6 3.5 5.8
Black Only 1 0.4 0.4 0.0 1.3
Other Race Only 7 5.5 2.5 0.7 10.4
More than One Race 3 10.9 7.8 0.0 26.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 5 4.6 2.5 0.0 9.4
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 44 4.8 0.9 3.1 6.6
Some College 37 5.7 1.4 3.0 8.4
College Graduate 47 4.2 0.9 2.5 5.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 5 7.2 4.7 0.0 16.5
$15,000 - $24,999 11 5.4 2.0 1.5 9.4
$25,000 - $34,999 13 3.9 1.3 1.4 6.4
$35,000 - $49,999 21 4.3 1.3 1.8 6.8
$50,000+ 75 5.3 0.8 3.7 6.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 101 5.5 0.7 4.0 6.9
Out of Work 5 7.8 3.8 0.3 15.3
Homemaker / Student 1 1.0 1.0 0.0 2.9
Retired 19 2.1 0.5 1.1 3.1
Unable to Work 7 6.7 3.2 0.3 13.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 14 1.6 0.5 0.7 2.6
1-19 Hours 6 3.7 1.6 0.6 6.7
20-39 Hours 10 5.1 2.4 0.3 9.9
40 + Hours 91 5.3 0.7 3.9 6.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 80 3.6 0.4 2.7 4.4
Divorced / Separated 24 6.4 1.5 3.5 9.3
Widowed 3 1.3 0.7 0.0 2.7
Never Married 26 9.4 2.5 4.6 14.3
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 27 3.5 0.8 1.9 5.1
Living without a Disability 106 5.2 0.7 3.8 6.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 10 6.3 2.1 2.3 10.4
Rural 14 5.2 1.7 1.8 8.5
Densely-settled Rural 17 3.1 1.1 0.8 5.3
Semi-urban 21 5.4 1.5 2.3 8.4
Urban 71 5.0 0.8 3.3 6.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 17 7.1 2.1 3.0 11.2
Insured 116 4.5 0.6 3.4 5.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 5 1.9 1.1 0.0 4.0
No Diabetes 128 5.1 0.6 3.9 6.3
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 7 4.7 2.4 0.0 9.5
No Current Asthma 125 4.8 0.6 3.7 6.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 18 4.1 1.2 1.7 6.5
Excellent to Good 114 4.9 0.6 3.7 6.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 17 12.0 4.3 3.6 20.3
<14 days mental health not good 114 4.3 0.5 3.2 5.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 54 12.0 2.3 7.6 16.4
Non-Smoker 79 3.1 0.4 2.2 4.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 32 3.9 0.8 2.3 5.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 69 4.8 0.7 3.3 6.2
Obese (BMI >= 30) 32 5.9 1.5 3.0 8.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 95 4.6 0.7 3.3 5.9
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 38 5.5 1.2 3.1 7.9
HYPERTENSION STATUS* . . . . .
Hypertension 24 5.1 1.3 2.5 7.6
No Hypertension 39 4.2 0.9 2.4 6.0
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY* . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 29 5.2 1.3 2.6 7.8
Insufficient 24 3.2 0.7 1.8 4.6
No Activity 5 2.4 1.5 0.0 5.3

Numerator: Male respondents who reported consuming an average of more
than two drinks per day during the past 30 days.
Denominator: All male respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please note: Prevalence of male respondents who reported heavy alcohol consumption in the past 30 days amoung categories of Hypertension Status and Recommended Level of Physical Activity is based on responses from all respondents on Qustionnaire Split A, excluding unknowns and refusals.