Percentage of Women Aged 18 to 44 (Child Bearing Age) Who Consumed Four or More
Alcoholic Drinks on an Occasion in the Past 30 Days (Binge Drinking)

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 275 14.2 0.9 12.4 16.0
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 26 11.1 2.2 6.8 15.5
Non-Hispanic 248 14.7 1.0 12.7 16.6
RACE
White only 248 15.5 1.1 13.4 17.6
Black or African American only 7 6.5 2.5 1.7 11.4
Other race only 6 7.6 3.2 1.3 13.9
More than one race 8 18.6 6.3 6.2 31.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 7 5.5 2.2 1.2 9.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 47 11.4 1.7 8.1 14.8
Some college 94 17.1 1.8 13.6 20.6
College graduate 127 16.3 1.5 13.4 19.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 15 8.3 2.3 3.8 12.8
$15,000 to $24,999 33 12.3 2.3 7.7 16.8
$25,000 to $34,999 27 15.2 2.9 9.5 20.9
$35,000 to $49,999 38 13.1 2.3 8.6 17.6
$50,000 or more 125 16.7 1.6 13.6 19.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 223 17.4 1.2 15.1 19.8
Out of work 13 10.4 3.0 4.5 16.3
Homemaker/Student 36 9.2 1.7 5.8 12.5
Retired 0 . . . .
Unable to work 3 5.5 3.3 0.0 12.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 18 7.2 2.1 3.1 11.3
1 to less than 20 hours 23 15.1 3.4 8.5 21.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 61 13.6 1.8 10.1 17.2
40 hours to less than 60 hours 146 18.9 1.6 15.8 22.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 139 11.6 1.0 9.6 13.7
Divorced/Seperated 40 15.0 2.5 10.2 19.9
Widowed 1 2.7 2.7 0.0 8.1
Never married 94 18.2 2.0 14.2 22.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 31 10.9 2.2 6.7 15.1
Living without a disability 243 14.6 1.0 12.7 16.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 11 10.7 3.6 3.6 17.7
Rural 26 13.6 2.9 7.9 19.4
Densely-settled rural 45 14.2 2.2 10.0 18.5
Semi-Urban 53 16.6 2.3 12.1 21.0
Urban 140 13.8 1.3 11.3 16.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 236 15.6 1.1 13.4 17.7
Uninsured 38 9.6 1.6 6.4 12.8
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 4 6.0 3.8 0.0 13.5
No diabetes 270 14.4 0.9 12.6 16.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 28 11.4 2.4 6.7 16.0
No current asthma 243 14.5 1.0 12.6 16.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 26 11.5 2.4 6.7 16.3
No arthritis 246 14.4 1.0 12.5 16.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 27 10.8 2.3 6.3 15.3
<14 days mental health NOT good 246 14.8 1.0 12.8 16.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 74 21.4 2.5 16.4 26.4
Non-smoker 201 12.5 1.0 10.6 14.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 124 17.7 1.7 14.4 20.9
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 70 15.5 1.9 11.7 19.3
Obese, BMI>=30 66 10.3 1.3 7.6 12.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 236 15.0 1.0 12.9 17.0
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 39 10.7 1.9 7.0 14.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 4 8.9 4.6 0.0 17.9
Did not serve on active duty 271 14.3 0.9 12.4 16.1

Numerator: Female respondents aged 18-44 who consumed four or more
alcoholic drinks on an occasion in the past 30 days.
 
Denominator: All female respondents aged 18-44, excluding unknowns and refusals.