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 496 5.8 0.3 5.2 6.4
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 50 7.5 1.1 5.3 9.7
25-34 years 73 7.3 0.9 5.5 9.0
35-44 years 72 6.1 0.8 4.5 7.6
45-54 years 111 6.2 0.7 5.0 7.5
55-64 years 97 4.9 0.5 3.9 6.0
65+ years 93 2.9 0.3 2.3 3.5
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 462 5.8 0.3 5.2 6.4
Hispanic 32 6.0 1.2 3.8 8.3
RACE
White only 450 6.1 0.3 5.5 6.8
Black or African American only 14 3.6 1.1 1.5 5.7
Other race only 22 4.5 1.1 2.4 6.6
More than one race 8 4.5 1.7 1.1 7.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 37 5.9 1.1 3.8 8.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 178 6.9 0.6 5.8 8.1
Some college 144 6.1 0.6 5.0 7.2
College graduate 137 4.1 0.4 3.3 4.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 30 5.4 1.1 3.2 7.6
$15,000 to $24,999 73 6.0 0.8 4.4 7.6
$25,000 to $34,999 57 6.1 0.9 4.2 7.9
$35,000 to $49,999 79 6.5 0.8 4.9 8.1
$50,000 or more 212 5.4 0.4 4.6 6.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 328 6.3 0.4 5.5 7.1
Out of work 37 8.2 1.5 5.2 11.1
Homemaker/Student 10 4.4 1.4 1.6 7.2
Retired 100 3.8 0.4 2.9 4.6
Unable to work 20 3.7 0.9 1.9 5.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 82 3.3 0.4 2.4 4.1
1 to less than 20 hours 22 5.7 1.3 3.1 8.3
20 hours to less than 40 hours 58 7.0 1.0 5.0 9.1
40 plus hours 265 6.3 0.4 5.4 7.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 240 4.6 0.3 3.9 5.3
Divorced/Separated 106 8.0 0.9 6.3 9.8
Widowed 32 4.9 1.0 2.9 6.9
Never married 117 7.8 0.8 6.2 9.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 392 6.0 0.4 5.4 6.7
Living with a disability 103 4.8 0.6 3.7 5.9
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 19 4.4 1.2 2.1 6.7
Rural 56 6.8 1.0 4.8 8.9
Densely-settled rural 77 5.3 0.7 4.0 6.6
Semi-Urban 73 6.4 0.8 4.7 8.0
Urban 271 5.7 0.4 4.9 6.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 91 7.3 0.9 5.7 9.0
Insured 403 5.5 0.3 4.8 6.1
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 467 6.1 0.3 5.5 6.8
Have diabetes 29 2.6 0.6 1.5 3.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 470 5.9 0.3 5.3 6.5
Current asthma 25 4.9 1.2 2.6 7.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 364 5.8 0.4 5.1 6.5
Yes 126 5.6 0.6 4.5 6.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 436 5.6 0.3 5.0 6.3
14+ days mental health NOT good 55 7.6 1.1 5.3 9.8
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 292 4.0 0.3 3.5 4.5
Current smoker 203 12.1 0.9 10.2 14.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 145 6.1 0.6 4.9 7.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 218 6.3 0.5 5.3 7.3
Obese, BMI>=30 128 5.0 0.5 4.0 6.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 119 5.2 0.6 4.1 6.4
Yes 357 6.0 0.4 5.3 6.8
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 367 6.0 0.4 5.3 6.7
Served on active duty 129 5.2 0.5 4.1 6.2

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.