Percentage of Adults 18 Years and Older 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 478 5.3 0.3 4.7 5.9
GENDER
Female 237 3.7 0.3 3.0 4.3
Male 241 6.9 0.5 5.9 8.0
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 41 7.5 1.3 5.0 10.1
25-34 years 66 6.9 0.9 5.1 8.7
35-44 years 71 5.6 0.8 4.0 7.1
45-54 years 105 5.4 0.6 4.1 6.6
55-64 years 118 5.1 0.6 4.0 6.2
65+ years 77 1.9 0.3 1.4 2.4
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 462 5.4 0.3 4.8 6.1
Hispanic 13 3.6 1.1 1.5 5.7
RACE
White only 441 5.5 0.3 4.9 6.2
Black or African American only 12 4.2 1.6 1.1 7.4
Other race only 14 2.7 0.9 1.0 4.5
More than one race 8 8.4 3.3 2.0 14.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 21 4.0 1.0 2.0 6.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 127 5.8 0.6 4.6 7.0
Some college 170 6.3 0.6 5.1 7.5
College graduate 160 4.0 0.4 3.2 4.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 27 4.8 1.3 2.3 7.3
$15,000 to $24,999 57 4.6 0.8 3.1 6.2
$25,000 to $34,999 51 5.5 1.0 3.5 7.5
$35,000 to $49,999 68 5.0 0.8 3.5 6.5
$50,000 or more 233 6.1 0.5 5.2 7.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 324 6.6 0.5 5.7 7.5
Out of work 28 6.2 1.5 3.4 9.1
Homemaker/Student 27 3.6 0.9 1.9 5.4
Retired 83 2.6 0.3 2.0 3.3
Unable to work 15 2.5 0.8 1.0 4.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 94 2.9 0.4 2.1 3.8
1 to less than 20 hours 26 5.5 1.5 2.6 8.5
20 hours to less than 40 hours 62 4.4 0.8 2.9 5.9
40 plus hours 240 7.0 0.6 5.9 8.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 266 4.4 0.3 3.8 5.1
Divorced/Separated 100 7.8 1.0 5.8 9.7
Widowed 27 2.3 0.9 0.6 4.0
Never married 85 7.2 0.9 5.3 9.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 383 5.6 0.4 4.9 6.3
Living with a disability 95 4.1 0.6 3.0 5.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 17 4.5 1.4 1.6 7.3
Rural 38 4.0 0.8 2.5 5.5
Densely-settled rural 75 6.1 0.9 4.4 7.8
Semi-Urban 66 5.3 0.8 3.7 6.8
Urban 282 5.3 0.4 4.5 6.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 68 5.6 0.8 4.0 7.2
Insured 409 5.2 0.3 4.6 5.9
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 455 5.6 0.3 4.9 6.2
Have diabetes 21 2.0 0.6 0.9 3.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 447 5.2 0.3 4.6 5.9
Current asthma 27 4.0 1.0 2.0 5.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 348 5.8 0.4 5.0 6.6
Have arthritis 126 3.5 0.4 2.8 4.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 414 5.2 0.3 4.5 5.8
14+ days mental health NOT good 61 6.4 1.0 4.4 8.3
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 296 3.7 0.3 3.2 4.3
Current smoker 180 11.8 1.1 9.7 13.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 179 6.2 0.6 5.0 7.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 161 5.3 0.5 4.3 6.3
Obese, BMI>=30 128 4.8 0.5 3.7 5.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 92 4.3 0.6 3.2 5.4
Participates in leisure time physical activity 386 5.6 0.4 4.8 6.3
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 426 5.2 0.3 4.6 5.9
Served on active duty 52 5.6 1.0 3.7 7.5

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.