Percentage of Men 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 241 6.9 0.5 5.9 8.0
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 26 9.7 2.0 5.6 13.7
25-34 years 42 9.0 1.5 6.2 11.9
35-44 years 32 6.9 1.4 4.1 9.6
45-54 years 55 7.3 1.1 5.1 9.6
55-64 years 54 6.8 1.0 4.7 8.8
65+ years 32 2.1 0.5 1.3 3.0
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 229 7.0 0.5 5.9 8.0
Hispanic 11 6.8 2.2 2.5 11.1
RACE
White only 219 7.2 0.6 6.1 8.3
Black or African American only 6 5.6 3.0 0.0 11.4
Other race only 11 5.2 1.7 1.8 8.6
More than one race 5 9.4 4.2 1.1 17.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 17 6.5 1.8 3.0 10.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 83 8.4 1.1 6.3 10.5
Some college 84 8.4 1.1 6.2 10.5
College graduate 57 3.8 0.6 2.6 4.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 20 9.4 2.7 4.1 14.8
$15,000 to $24,999 38 6.5 1.2 4.0 8.9
$25,000 to $34,999 21 6.5 1.7 3.2 9.9
$35,000 to $49,999 38 7.2 1.4 4.5 9.9
$50,000 or more 107 7.1 0.8 5.5 8.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 168 8.1 0.7 6.6 9.5
Out of work 18 8.7 2.5 3.8 13.5
Homemaker/Student 8 6.3 2.4 1.6 11.0
Retired 35 3.0 0.6 1.8 4.2
Unable to work 11 4.0 1.4 1.2 6.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 37 4.5 1.0 2.5 6.5
1 to less than 20 hours 6 3.0 1.4 0.2 5.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 27 7.4 1.8 3.7 11.0
40 plus hours 132 8.0 0.8 6.4 9.5
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 129 5.6 0.6 4.5 6.7
Divorced/Separated 48 11.0 1.8 7.4 14.6
Widowed 9 6.6 3.7 0.0 13.8
Never married 55 8.3 1.3 5.7 10.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 197 7.5 0.6 6.3 8.7
Living with a disability 44 4.9 1.0 3.0 6.9
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 10 7.3 2.8 1.8 12.8
Rural 22 5.6 1.4 2.9 8.3
Densely-settled rural 48 9.0 1.5 6.1 11.9
Semi-Urban 37 7.3 1.4 4.6 10.0
Urban 124 6.3 0.7 4.9 7.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 36 6.9 1.4 4.2 9.6
Insured 205 7.0 0.6 5.8 8.1
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 229 7.4 0.6 6.2 8.5
Have diabetes 10 2.3 0.9 0.6 4.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 227 6.8 0.5 5.7 7.9
Current asthma 11 6.3 2.1 2.1 10.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 179 7.4 0.6 6.1 8.6
Have arthritis 59 5.0 0.8 3.5 6.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 213 6.9 0.6 5.8 8.0
14+ days mental health NOT good 27 7.5 1.8 4.1 11.0
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 143 4.9 0.5 3.9 5.9
Current smoker 97 14.5 1.7 11.2 17.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 67 7.8 1.1 5.6 10.0
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 103 7.1 0.8 5.5 8.7
Obese, BMI>=30 70 6.3 0.9 4.5 8.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 54 6.6 1.1 4.5 8.8
Participates in leisure time physical activity 187 7.0 0.6 5.8 8.2
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 192 7.2 0.6 6.0 8.4
Served on active duty 49 5.9 1.0 3.9 8.0

Numerator: Male respondents who reported consuming an average of more
than two drinks per day during the past 30 days.
 
Denominator: All male respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.