Percentage of Women 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 161 3.4 0.4 2.7 4.1
  . . . . .
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 9 6.8 2.3 2.3 11.3
25-34 years 14 2.3 0.6 1.0 3.5
35-44 years 28 3.3 0.7 2.0 4.7
45-54 years 62 5.2 0.7 3.8 6.6
55-64 years 21 1.8 0.4 1.0 2.6
65+ years 27 1.6 0.3 0.9 2.2
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 6 1.4 0.6 0.2 2.6
Non-Hispanic 155 3.5 0.4 2.8 4.3
RACE . . . . .
White Only 143 3.3 0.4 2.6 4.1
Black Only 4 1.3 0.7 0.0 2.6
Other Race Only 7 3.1 2.1 0.0 7.2
More than One Race 7 13.7 6.2 1.6 25.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 3 1.6 1.2 0.0 4.0
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 53 5.3 1.1 3.2 7.4
Some College 48 3.0 0.6 1.9 4.1
College Graduate 57 2.6 0.4 1.9 3.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 8 2.6 1.5 0.0 5.5
$15,000 - $24,999 16 1.6 0.4 0.8 2.5
$25,000 - $34,999 17 3.5 1.1 1.2 5.7
$35,000 - $49,999 32 5.3 1.4 2.5 8.1
$50,000+ 73 3.3 0.5 2.4 4.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 112 4.3 0.5 3.2 5.3
Out of Work 5 10.8 6.8 0.0 24.2
Homemaker / Student 16 1.8 0.5 0.9 2.8
Retired 23 1.5 0.3 0.9 2.1
Unable to Work 5 1.5 0.7 0.1 2.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 33 1.7 0.3 1.1 2.3
1-19 Hours 3 0.8 0.4 0.0 1.6
20-39 Hours 35 4.9 1.2 2.6 7.2
40 + Hours 78 4.2 0.6 3.0 5.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 92 2.9 0.3 2.2 3.5
Divorced / Separated 35 5.2 1.6 2.0 8.4
Widowed 14 1.4 0.4 0.6 2.1
Never Married 20 6.4 1.9 2.6 10.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 35 3.3 0.8 1.7 4.9
Living without a Disability 125 3.4 0.4 2.6 4.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 5 1.4 0.7 0.1 2.7
Rural 19 4.5 1.4 1.7 7.3
Densely-settled Rural 19 2.6 0.7 1.2 3.9
Semi-urban 24 2.7 0.7 1.3 4.1
Urban 94 3.9 0.6 2.8 5.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 18 5.3 1.8 1.7 8.9
Insured 143 3.1 0.3 2.5 3.8
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 4 0.6 0.3 0.0 1.2
No Diabetes 157 3.6 0.4 2.8 4.4
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 17 3.8 1.2 1.5 6.1
No Current Asthma 143 3.4 0.4 2.6 4.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 16 3.1 1.3 0.6 5.6
Excellent to Good 145 3.5 0.4 2.7 4.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 33 7.9 2.1 3.8 12.0
<14 days mental health not good 126 2.8 0.3 2.2 3.5
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 59 9.7 1.7 6.3 13.1
Non-Smoker 102 2.2 0.3 1.7 2.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 74 4.5 0.8 3.0 6.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 58 3.7 0.6 2.6 4.8
Obese (BMI >= 30) 26 1.9 0.5 0.9 3.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 126 3.8 0.5 2.9 4.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 35 2.3 0.5 1.2 3.3
HYPERTENSION STATUS* . . . . .
Hypertension 22 1.8 0.4 1.0 2.7
No Hypertension 56 3.2 0.5 2.1 4.2
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY* . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 41 3.5 0.6 2.2 4.7
Insufficient 32 2.8 0.7 1.5 4.1
No Activity 3 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.9

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.
 
*Please note: Prevalence of female 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.