Percentage of Women Ages 18 to 44 Who Reported Consuming Four or More
Alcoholic Drinks on an Occasion in the Past 30 Days

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 375 14.5 0.9 12.8 16.2
  . . . . .
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 23 11.0 2.7 5.8 16.2
Non-Hispanic 352 14.8 0.9 13.0 16.6
RACE . . . . .
White Only 326 15.1 1.0 13.2 17.0
Black Only 17 11.2 3.3 4.8 17.7
Other Race Only 21 10.0 2.7 4.8 15.3
More than One Race 10 17.6 6.8 4.3 31.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 16 10.3 3.2 4.0 16.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 70 11.5 1.6 8.4 14.7
Some College 125 16.7 1.8 13.2 20.2
College Graduate 164 15.2 1.3 12.6 17.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 14 10.0 3.5 3.1 16.9
$15,000 - $24,999 40 12.7 2.4 8.0 17.4
$25,000 - $34,999 25 10.4 2.4 5.7 15.0
$35,000 - $49,999 67 15.9 2.3 11.3 20.5
$50,000+ 203 16.9 1.3 14.3 19.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 296 17.2 1.1 15.0 19.4
Out of Work 16 7.3 2.2 3.0 11.6
Homemaker / Student 61 11.2 1.7 7.8 14.5
Retired 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Unable to Work 1 0.7 0.7 0.0 2.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 42 9.8 1.7 6.4 13.2
1-19 Hours 25 12.3 2.9 6.7 17.9
20-39 Hours 66 15.8 2.3 11.2 20.3
40 + Hours 222 18.4 1.3 15.8 21.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 234 12.2 0.9 10.5 13.8
Divorced / Separated 55 15.2 2.4 10.5 19.9
Widowed 5 11.4 5.3 0.9 21.9
Never Married 81 20.1 2.4 15.4 24.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 40 11.7 2.2 7.4 16.0
Living without a Disability 334 15.0 1.0 13.1 16.9
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 6 5.5 2.3 0.9 10.1
Rural 53 19.6 3.0 13.6 25.6
Densely-settled Rural 47 12.6 2.2 8.3 17.0
Semi-urban 59 11.8 1.9 8.0 15.5
Urban 209 15.3 1.2 13.0 17.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 43 10.3 1.8 6.7 13.9
Insured 331 15.4 1.0 13.5 17.3
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 4 5.5 2.9 0.0 11.2
No Diabetes 371 14.8 0.9 13.0 16.5
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 41 15.4 2.7 10.1 20.8
No Hypertension 334 14.5 0.9 12.7 16.3
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 52 21.0 3.2 14.7 27.3
No Current Asthma 320 13.7 0.9 11.9 15.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has Arthritis 35 9.8 2.0 5.9 13.7
No Arthritis 332 15.0 1.0 13.1 16.8
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 25 14.6 3.4 7.9 21.4
Excellent to Good 350 14.5 0.9 12.7 16.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 53 17.1 2.8 11.7 22.5
<14 days mental health not good 319 14.2 0.9 12.4 16.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 112 22.4 2.4 17.7 27.1
Non-Smoker 263 12.6 0.9 10.8 14.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 157 14.4 1.3 11.8 17.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 117 18.6 1.9 14.8 22.4
Obese (BMI >= 30) 83 11.3 1.4 8.5 14.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 309 15.3 1.0 13.3 17.2
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 66 11.5 1.7 8.2 14.8
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 195 15.4 1.3 13.0 17.9
Insufficient 143 14.5 1.4 11.7 17.3
No Activity 21 7.2 1.8 3.7 10.7

Numerator: Female respondents ages 18-44 who reported consuming four or more
alcoholic drinks on an occasion in the past 30 days
Denominator: All female respondents ages 18-44, excluding unknowns and refusals