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 823 5.4 0.2 5.0 5.9
GENDER
Male 409 6.6 0.4 5.8 7.4
Female 414 4.3 0.3 3.8 4.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 77 8.9 1.1 6.8 11.0
25-34 Years 124 7.2 0.7 5.8 8.5
35-44 Years 101 4.9 0.5 3.9 6.0
45-54 Years 197 5.7 0.5 4.8 6.6
55-64 Years 199 4.4 0.4 3.7 5.1
65+ Years 125 2.2 0.2 1.8 2.7
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 31 3.8 0.7 2.3 5.2
Non-Hispanic 790 5.5 0.2 5.1 6.0
RACE
White Only 746 5.5 0.2 5.0 6.0
Black or AA only 26 4.9 1.2 2.5 7.3
Other Race Only 30 4.2 0.9 2.5 6.0
More than one race 13 6.4 2.1 2.3 10.5
EDUCATION
Less than high school 42 4.0 0.7 2.6 5.4
High school graduate or G.E.D. 239 6.1 0.5 5.2 7.1
Some college 261 6.0 0.4 5.1 6.8
College graduate 280 4.6 0.3 3.9 5.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 52 5.4 1.0 3.5 7.4
$15,000 - $24,999 101 4.9 0.6 3.7 6.1
$25,000 - $34,999 82 4.7 0.6 3.4 6.0
$35,000 - $49,999 116 5.3 0.6 4.2 6.5
$50,000+ 377 5.9 0.4 5.2 6.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 537 6.2 0.3 5.6 6.8
Out of work 59 7.5 1.2 5.1 9.8
Homemaker or Student 67 5.4 0.8 3.8 6.9
Retired 138 2.8 0.3 2.2 3.3
Unable to work 22 2.4 0.7 1.0 3.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 173 3.6 0.4 2.9 4.3
1-19 hours 38 3.9 0.8 2.3 5.5
20-39 hours 104 5.4 0.7 4.1 6.8
40+ hours 414 6.5 0.4 5.8 7.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 469 4.5 0.2 4.0 4.9
Divorced or seperated 146 5.6 0.6 4.5 6.7
Widowed 49 2.2 0.4 1.4 3.0
Never married 158 9.2 0.8 7.6 10.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 174 3.4 0.3 2.8 4.1
Living without a disability 649 6.1 0.3 5.5 6.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 38 3.9 0.8 2.4 5.5
Rural 74 4.6 0.6 3.3 5.8
Densely-settled Rural 125 5.0 0.5 3.9 6.0
Semi-urban 122 5.4 0.6 4.2 6.5
Urban 464 5.9 0.3 5.2 6.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 699 5.2 0.2 4.7 5.7
Uninsured 124 6.6 0.7 5.2 8.0
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 40 2.2 0.4 1.4 3.1
No diabetes 782 5.7 0.3 5.2 6.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 52 4.4 0.7 2.9 5.8
No current asthma 766 5.5 0.2 5.0 6.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 174 3.6 0.3 2.9 4.2
No arthritis 641 5.9 0.3 5.4 6.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 88 3.4 0.5 2.5 4.3
Excellent, very good or good health 733 5.8 0.3 5.3 6.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 98 7.3 0.9 5.6 9.1
<14 days mental health not good 715 5.2 0.2 4.7 5.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 304 10.6 0.7 9.1 12.0
Non-smoker 515 4.0 0.2 3.6 4.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 320 6.4 0.5 5.6 7.3
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 312 6.4 0.4 5.5 7.2
Obese (BMI>=30) 182 3.8 0.3 3.2 4.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 604 5.6 0.3 5.0 6.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 219 4.9 0.4 4.1 5.8
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 143 5.9 0.6 4.7 7.1
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 274 6.3 0.5 5.4 7.3
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 62 6.7 1.1 4.5 8.8
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 315 4.3 0.3 3.8 4.9
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 143 5.9 0.6 4.7 7.1
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 651 5.3 0.3 4.8 5.8
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 91 4.0 0.5 3.0 4.9
Not served on active duty 731 5.6 0.3 5.1 6.1

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.