Percentage of Women Ages 18 to 44 (Child Bearing Age) Who Reported Consuming
Four or More Alcoholic Drinks on an Occasion in the Past 30 Days (Binge Drinking)

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 267 15.7 1.1 13.6 17.8
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 253 17.1 1.2 14.8 19.4
Hispanic 14 8.2 2.4 3.4 13.0
RACE
White only 237 18.0 1.2 15.6 20.4
Black or African American only 11 9.8 3.5 2.9 16.7
Other race only 9 4.3 2.0 0.5 8.1
More than one race 10 31.6 9.3 13.3 49.8
EDUCATION
Less than high school 11 8.6 3.0 2.8 14.4
High school graduate or G.E.D 44 13.3 2.1 9.1 17.5
Some college 89 16.3 1.9 12.7 20.0
College graduate 123 20.1 1.8 16.5 23.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 17 9.9 2.9 4.1 15.6
$15,000 to $24,999 48 16.3 2.6 11.3 21.4
$25,000 to $34,999 22 16.1 3.6 9.1 23.1
$35,000 to $49,999 35 16.2 2.8 10.7 21.7
$50,000 or more 117 16.4 1.7 13.2 19.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 197 19.0 1.4 16.3 21.8
Out of work 15 13.7 4.2 5.4 22.0
Homemaker/Student 50 11.1 1.8 7.5 14.7
Retired 0 . . . .
Unable to work 5 4.4 2.2 0.0 8.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 34 9.9 1.9 6.1 13.6
1 to less than 20 hours 18 16.5 4.4 7.8 25.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 55 14.6 2.1 10.6 18.6
40 plus hours 130 20.5 1.9 16.8 24.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 148 13.0 1.2 10.7 15.3
Divorced/Separated 25 16.6 3.5 9.8 23.4
Widowed 4 16.7 8.8 0.0 34.1
Never married 90 20.3 2.3 15.9 24.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 235 16.3 1.2 14.0 18.6
Living with a disability 32 12.8 2.6 7.7 17.8
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 8 12.7 6.0 0.9 24.5
Rural 19 11.4 2.9 5.7 17.0
Densely-settled rural 33 10.7 2.3 6.2 15.2
Semi-Urban 42 16.5 2.7 11.3 21.8
Urban 165 17.8 1.5 14.9 20.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 57 13.5 2.0 9.5 17.4
Insured 209 16.5 1.2 14.1 19.0
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 260 15.9 1.1 13.8 18.0
Have diabetes 7 11.8 4.5 2.8 20.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 247 16.3 1.1 14.1 18.5
Current asthma 19 10.0 2.5 5.0 14.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 244 16.5 1.2 14.2 18.7
Have arthritis 22 9.9 2.4 5.2 14.5
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 219 15.0 1.1 12.8 17.2
14+ days mental health NOT good 46 21.3 3.2 15.0 27.5
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 175 12.6 1.1 10.5 14.6
Current smoker 91 27.4 2.9 21.7 33.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 142 20.7 1.9 17.0 24.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 63 13.4 1.9 9.8 17.1
Obese, BMI>=30 55 14.2 2.1 10.2 18.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 33 8.8 1.9 5.1 12.5
Participates in leisure time physical activity 234 17.6 1.2 15.2 20.0
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 263 15.9 1.1 13.8 18.0
Served on active duty 4 5.6 3.4 0.0 12.2

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.