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 336 3.2 0.2 2.7 3.6
  . . . . .
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 12 4.5 1.4 1.7 7.3
25-34 years 33 3.2 0.6 2.1 4.3
35-44 years 51 3.0 0.5 2.1 3.9
45-54 years 94 3.7 0.4 2.9 4.5
55-64 years 85 3.8 0.5 2.9 4.7
65+ years 61 1.5 0.2 1.1 1.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 11 2.2 0.7 0.8 3.6
Non-Hispanic 325 3.2 0.3 2.7 3.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 311 3.2 0.3 2.7 3.7
Black Only 11 2.4 0.8 0.8 4.0
Other Race Only 9 3.1 1.4 0.4 5.9
More than One Race 5 2.1 1.0 0.1 4.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 9 1.2 0.4 0.3 2.0
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 80 2.5 0.3 1.9 3.2
Some College 113 4.0 0.6 2.8 5.1
College Graduate 134 3.3 0.3 2.6 3.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 10 1.4 0.7 0.0 2.7
$15,000 - $24,999 39 2.6 0.6 1.4 3.8
$25,000 - $34,999 25 1.5 0.3 0.8 2.2
$35,000 - $49,999 54 3.7 0.7 2.3 5.1
$50,000+ 179 4.3 0.4 3.4 5.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 217 3.9 0.4 3.2 4.6
Out of Work 18 2.6 0.8 1.1 4.2
Homemaker / Student 36 3.1 0.7 1.6 4.5
Retired 59 1.7 0.2 1.3 2.2
Unable to Work 6 0.9 0.4 0.1 1.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 76 1.8 0.2 1.3 2.2
1-19 Hours 24 2.4 0.6 1.3 3.5
20-39 Hours 52 3.8 0.8 2.2 5.4
40 + Hours 153 4.3 0.4 3.4 5.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 209 3.2 0.3 2.6 3.7
Divorced / Separated 59 3.4 0.5 2.3 4.5
Widowed 36 1.4 0.3 0.9 2.0
Never Married 32 4.1 1.1 2.0 6.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 57 2.2 0.4 1.3 3.1
Living without a Disability 279 3.4 0.3 2.9 4.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 10 1.7 0.6 0.6 2.8
Rural 37 2.4 0.5 1.5 3.4
Densely-settled Rural 41 3.1 0.8 1.6 4.6
Semi-urban 60 2.4 0.4 1.7 3.1
Urban 187 3.6 0.4 2.9 4.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 33 4.2 1.1 2.1 6.2
Insured 303 3.0 0.2 2.6 3.5
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 6 0.5 0.2 0.1 1.0
No Diabetes 330 3.4 0.3 2.9 3.9
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 105 2.7 0.4 2.0 3.5
No Hypertension 230 3.3 0.3 2.7 3.9
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 27 3.4 1.0 1.5 5.3
No Current Asthma 307 3.1 0.2 2.7 3.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has Arthritis 105 2.8 0.4 2.1 3.5
No Arthritis 226 3.3 0.3 2.7 3.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 20 1.4 0.6 0.2 2.6
Excellent to Good 316 3.4 0.3 2.9 3.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 47 4.8 1.0 2.9 6.7
<14 days mental health not good 287 3.0 0.2 2.5 3.5
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 116 8.0 1.1 5.8 10.1
Non-Smoker 220 2.2 0.2 1.8 2.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 149 3.6 0.4 2.8 4.3
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 114 3.8 0.5 2.8 4.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 58 1.9 0.3 1.3 2.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 261 3.4 0.3 2.8 4.0
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 75 2.4 0.3 1.8 3.1
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 168 3.9 0.4 3.0 4.7
Insufficient 119 2.8 0.4 2.1 3.5
No Activity 39 2.2 0.4 1.4 2.9

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.