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 414 4.3 0.3 3.8 4.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 36 7.5 1.4 4.8 10.2
25-34 Years 45 4.5 0.7 3.2 5.9
35-44 Years 49 3.8 0.6 2.6 5.0
45-54 Years 113 5.8 0.6 4.6 7.0
55-64 Years 103 3.6 0.4 2.8 4.3
65+ Years 68 1.6 0.2 1.2 2.1
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 14 2.4 0.7 1.0 3.9
Non-Hispanic 400 4.4 0.3 3.9 5.0
RACE
White Only 383 4.4 0.3 3.9 5.0
Black or AA only 14 3.5 1.2 1.1 5.9
Other Race Only 11 3.1 1.2 0.8 5.5
More than one race 4 2.1 1.4 0.0 4.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 13 1.9 0.6 0.6 3.2
High school graduate or G.E.D. 97 4.2 0.5 3.1 5.2
Some college 139 5.0 0.5 4.0 6.0
College graduate 164 4.4 0.4 3.6 5.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 29 4.1 0.9 2.3 5.9
$15,000 - $24,999 46 3.1 0.5 2.0 4.2
$25,000 - $34,999 42 3.7 0.7 2.3 5.1
$35,000 - $49,999 43 3.2 0.6 2.0 4.5
$50,000+ 198 5.6 0.5 4.6 6.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 257 5.2 0.4 4.4 6.0
Out of work 25 5.9 1.4 3.1 8.6
Homemaker or Student 51 4.5 0.8 3.0 6.0
Retired 72 2.0 0.3 1.5 2.5
Unable to work 9 0.8 0.3 0.2 1.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 102 3.0 0.4 2.2 3.8
1-19 hours 30 4.0 1.0 2.1 6.0
20-39 hours 65 4.3 0.7 2.8 5.7
40+ hours 176 5.6 0.5 4.7 6.5
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 240 3.9 0.3 3.3 4.5
Divorced or seperated 76 4.3 0.6 3.1 5.4
Widowed 37 1.7 0.3 1.0 2.3
Never married 61 7.1 1.1 5.0 9.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 83 2.4 0.3 1.7 3.0
Living without a disability 331 5.0 0.3 4.3 5.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 22 3.1 0.8 1.5 4.8
Rural 30 3.1 0.7 1.7 4.5
Densely-settled Rural 50 2.9 0.5 2.0 3.8
Semi-urban 62 4.4 0.7 3.1 5.7
Urban 250 5.0 0.4 4.2 5.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 361 4.2 0.3 3.6 4.8
Uninsured 53 4.9 0.8 3.3 6.5
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 13 1.6 0.6 0.4 2.7
No diabetes 401 4.6 0.3 4.0 5.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 29 3.0 0.7 1.7 4.3
No current asthma 384 4.5 0.3 3.9 5.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 94 2.7 0.3 2.0 3.3
No arthritis 316 4.9 0.3 4.2 5.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 34 1.7 0.4 0.9 2.4
Excellent, very good or good health 380 4.8 0.3 4.2 5.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 54 5.5 0.9 3.8 7.2
<14 days mental health not good 354 4.1 0.3 3.6 4.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 146 8.2 0.8 6.6 9.8
Non-smoker 266 3.4 0.3 2.8 3.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 200 5.8 0.5 4.7 6.8
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 125 4.9 0.6 3.8 6.0
Obese (BMI>=30) 82 2.7 0.3 2.0 3.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 321 4.7 0.3 4.0 5.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 93 3.2 0.4 2.4 4.1
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 93 6.7 0.9 5.0 8.4
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 135 5.1 0.6 4.0 6.2
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 25 4.6 1.2 2.3 7.0
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 145 2.9 0.3 2.3 3.5
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 93 6.7 0.9 5.0 8.4
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 305 3.9 0.3 3.3 4.4

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.