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 420 3.4 0.2 3.0 3.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 28 4.1 0.9 2.4 5.8
25-34 years 53 3.7 0.5 2.6 4.7
35-44 years 50 2.7 0.4 1.9 3.5
45-54 years 115 5.4 0.5 4.4 6.5
55-64 years 91 3.2 0.4 2.4 3.9
65+ years 83 1.6 0.2 1.2 2.0
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 406 3.5 0.2 3.1 3.9
Hispanic 13 1.8 0.6 0.7 3.0
RACE
White only 390 3.7 0.2 3.2 4.1
Black or African American only 5 1.2 0.6 0.0 2.4
Other race only 16 1.5 0.4 0.7 2.3
More than one race 6 3.8 1.7 0.4 7.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 15 1.9 0.5 0.9 3.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 102 3.2 0.4 2.4 4.0
Some college 131 3.7 0.4 2.9 4.4
College graduate 172 3.7 0.3 3.1 4.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 26 2.5 0.8 1.0 4.1
$15,000 to $24,999 66 3.4 0.5 2.4 4.4
$25,000 to $34,999 45 3.4 0.6 2.2 4.6
$35,000 to $49,999 40 2.5 0.5 1.6 3.4
$50,000 or more 205 4.4 0.4 3.7 5.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 269 4.2 0.3 3.6 4.8
Out of work 22 3.2 0.8 1.5 4.9
Homemaker/Student 42 2.8 0.6 1.7 3.9
Retired 74 2.0 0.3 1.5 2.5
Unable to work 11 1.4 0.5 0.3 2.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 97 2.3 0.3 1.7 2.9
1 to less than 20 hours 27 2.6 0.6 1.3 3.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 87 4.7 0.6 3.5 5.9
40 plus hours 169 4.2 0.4 3.5 5.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 245 3.2 0.2 2.8 3.7
Divorced/Separated 80 3.9 0.5 2.9 5.0
Widowed 38 1.4 0.3 0.9 2.0
Never married 56 4.5 0.7 3.1 5.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 349 3.7 0.2 3.2 4.2
Living with a disability 68 2.2 0.3 1.5 2.8
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 21 2.9 0.7 1.5 4.3
Rural 35 2.5 0.4 1.7 3.4
Densely-settled rural 64 3.2 0.6 2.2 4.3
Semi-Urban 65 3.4 0.5 2.4 4.3
Urban 235 3.6 0.3 3.0 4.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 66 3.6 0.5 2.6 4.6
Insured 353 3.3 0.2 2.9 3.7
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 406 3.6 0.2 3.1 4.0
Have diabetes 14 1.6 0.5 0.6 2.6
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 381 3.4 0.2 3.0 3.9
Current asthma 33 2.3 0.5 1.4 3.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 298 3.6 0.3 3.1 4.1
Yes 120 2.7 0.3 2.1 3.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 357 3.3 0.2 2.9 3.7
14+ days mental health NOT good 59 4.1 0.6 2.8 5.3
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 275 2.5 0.2 2.2 2.9
Current smoker 142 7.2 0.7 5.7 8.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 206 4.3 0.4 3.6 5.1
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 122 3.6 0.4 2.8 4.5
Obese, BMI>=30 75 2.4 0.3 1.8 3.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 95 3.2 0.4 2.4 3.9
Yes 314 3.4 0.2 3.0 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 409 3.3 0.2 3.0 3.7
Served on active duty 11 4.4 1.6 1.3 7.4

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.