Percentage of Women 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 237 3.7 0.3 3.0 4.3
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 15 5.3 1.6 2.1 8.5
25-34 years 24 4.7 1.0 2.7 6.7
35-44 years 39 4.2 0.8 2.8 5.7
45-54 years 50 3.5 0.5 2.4 4.6
55-64 years 64 3.5 0.5 2.6 4.4
65+ years 45 1.8 0.3 1.2 2.3
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 233 4.0 0.4 3.3 4.7
Hispanic 2 0.6 0.5 0.0 1.6
RACE
White only 222 4.0 0.4 3.3 4.7
Black or African American only 6 3.0 1.5 0.1 5.9
Other race only 3 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.7
More than one race 3 7.4 5.1 0.0 17.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 4 1.6 1.0 0.0 3.6
High school graduate or G.E.D 44 3.1 0.6 2.0 4.1
Some college 86 4.5 0.6 3.2 5.7
College graduate 103 4.1 0.5 3.1 5.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 7 1.2 0.6 0.0 2.5
$15,000 to $24,999 19 3.1 1.0 1.1 5.1
$25,000 to $34,999 30 4.4 1.0 2.4 6.5
$35,000 to $49,999 30 2.5 0.6 1.5 3.6
$50,000 or more 126 5.2 0.6 4.1 6.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 156 4.8 0.5 3.8 5.8
Out of work 10 3.8 1.5 0.8 6.8
Homemaker/Student 19 2.7 0.9 1.0 4.5
Retired 48 2.3 0.4 1.6 3.0
Unable to work 4 1.1 0.6 0.0 2.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 57 2.1 0.3 1.4 2.7
1 to less than 20 hours 20 6.9 2.2 2.7 11.1
20 hours to less than 40 hours 35 2.7 0.6 1.6 3.8
40 plus hours 108 5.6 0.7 4.2 6.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 137 3.3 0.3 2.7 4.0
Divorced/Separated 52 5.0 1.0 3.1 6.9
Widowed 18 1.1 0.3 0.5 1.6
Never married 30 5.6 1.3 2.9 8.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 186 3.8 0.4 3.0 4.5
Living with a disability 51 3.4 0.7 2.1 4.8
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 7 1.8 0.7 0.4 3.2
Rural 16 2.5 0.8 1.0 4.1
Densely-settled rural 27 3.0 0.9 1.3 4.7
Semi-Urban 29 3.3 0.8 1.7 4.8
Urban 158 4.4 0.5 3.4 5.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 32 4.3 0.9 2.5 6.0
Insured 204 3.6 0.3 2.9 4.2
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 226 3.9 0.4 3.2 4.6
Have diabetes 11 1.7 0.6 0.5 2.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 220 3.7 0.3 3.1 4.4
Current asthma 16 2.6 0.9 0.9 4.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 169 4.1 0.4 3.3 5.0
Have arthritis 67 2.4 0.3 1.8 3.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 201 3.4 0.3 2.8 4.1
14+ days mental health NOT good 34 5.6 1.2 3.3 7.9
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 153 2.6 0.3 2.0 3.1
Current smoker 83 8.7 1.3 6.2 11.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 112 5.1 0.7 3.7 6.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 58 2.9 0.4 2.0 3.8
Obese, BMI>=30 58 3.2 0.5 2.1 4.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 38 2.4 0.6 1.3 3.6
Participates in leisure time physical activity 199 4.1 0.4 3.3 4.9
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 234 3.7 0.3 3.1 4.4
Served on active duty 3 2.1 1.3 0.0 4.7

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.