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 645 4.1 0.2 3.6 4.6
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 309 5.1 0.4 4.3 5.9
Female 336 3.2 0.2 2.7 3.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 29 6.4 1.3 3.9 9.0
25-34 years 73 5.1 0.6 3.8 6.4
35-44 years 89 3.6 0.4 2.7 4.4
45-54 years 169 4.0 0.3 3.4 4.7
55-64 years 182 4.5 0.4 3.8 5.2
65+ years 103 1.6 0.2 1.3 2.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 25 4.2 1.1 2.0 6.4
Non-Hispanic 619 4.1 0.2 3.6 4.6
RACE . . . . .
White Only 595 4.1 0.2 3.7 4.6
Black Only 16 2.7 0.8 1.1 4.3
Other Race Only 21 4.3 1.2 1.9 6.6
More than One Race 12 5.2 2.5 0.3 10.1
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 33 3.5 0.8 2.0 5.0
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 182 4.1 0.5 3.2 5.1
Some College 207 5.1 0.5 4.1 6.2
College Graduate 223 3.3 0.3 2.8 3.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 25 2.4 0.7 1.0 3.7
$15,000 - $24,999 78 3.6 0.6 2.5 4.7
$25,000 - $34,999 63 3.8 0.7 2.3 5.2
$35,000 - $49,999 101 4.1 0.6 3.0 5.3
$50,000+ 330 4.7 0.4 4.0 5.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 436 4.7 0.3 4.1 5.3
Out of Work 38 4.6 1.3 2.0 7.3
Homemaker / Student 41 3.6 0.9 1.9 5.4
Retired 115 2.2 0.2 1.8 2.7
Unable to Work 14 2.8 1.3 0.2 5.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 123 2.5 0.4 1.7 3.2
1-19 Hours 31 2.0 0.4 1.2 2.8
20-39 Hours 82 4.6 0.7 3.2 6.0
40 + Hours 344 5.0 0.4 4.3 5.7
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 400 3.6 0.2 3.2 4.1
Divorced / Separated 114 5.2 0.9 3.5 6.9
Widowed 50 1.8 0.3 1.2 2.4
Never Married 81 6.3 1.0 4.3 8.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 115 3.2 0.5 2.2 4.1
Living without a Disability 528 4.3 0.3 3.8 4.9
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 20 2.6 0.7 1.2 4.1
Rural 86 4.7 0.8 3.1 6.3
Densely-settled Rural 96 4.5 0.7 3.2 5.8
Semi-urban 116 3.7 0.5 2.7 4.6
Urban 326 4.1 0.3 3.4 4.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 72 5.5 1.0 3.6 7.5
Insured 572 3.9 0.2 3.4 4.4
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 23 1.2 0.3 0.6 1.8
No Diabetes 622 4.4 0.3 3.9 4.9
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 233 3.8 0.4 3.1 4.6
No Hypertension 411 4.2 0.3 3.6 4.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 47 4.7 1.2 2.4 7.0
No Current Asthma 594 4.1 0.2 3.6 4.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 178 3.4 0.4 2.7 4.1
No Arthritis 459 4.3 0.3 3.8 4.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 56 2.3 0.5 1.4 3.2
Excellent to Good 587 4.4 0.3 3.8 4.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 79 6.7 1.2 4.4 8.9
<14 days mental health not good 559 3.9 0.2 3.4 4.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 242 10.7 1.0 8.7 12.7
Non-Smoker 401 2.7 0.2 2.3 3.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 235 4.4 0.4 3.6 5.3
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 256 4.8 0.5 3.9 5.7
Obese (BMI >= 30) 136 2.9 0.3 2.3 3.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 481 4.2 0.3 3.7 4.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 163 3.7 0.4 3.0 4.5
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 310 4.6 0.4 3.8 5.4
Insufficient 225 3.8 0.4 3.1 4.5
No Activity 88 3.6 0.5 2.7 4.6

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.