Percentage of Adults 18 Years and Older With Heavy
Alcohol Consumption in the Past 30 Days

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 591 5.1 0.3 4.6 5.6
GENDER
Male 328 6.6 0.4 5.7 7.4
Female 263 3.7 0.3 3.1 4.2
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 55 7.7 1.1 5.5 9.8
25-34 years 58 4.7 0.7 3.3 6.1
35-44 years 80 5.1 0.6 3.9 6.3
45-54 years 131 6.3 0.6 5.1 7.5
55-64 years 130 4.6 0.5 3.7 5.5
65+ years 137 3.0 0.3 2.5 3.6
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 28 4.4 0.9 2.5 6.2
Non-Hispanic 561 5.2 0.3 4.7 5.7
RACE
White only 544 5.4 0.3 4.8 5.9
Black or African American only 21 4.8 1.3 2.2 7.4
Other race only 9 2.3 0.9 0.6 4.1
More than one race 10 5.4 1.8 2.0 8.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 22 3.5 0.8 1.9 5.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 157 5.1 0.5 4.2 6.1
Some college 179 5.5 0.5 4.5 6.4
College graduate 233 5.2 0.4 4.4 6.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 4.1 0.9 2.3 5.8
$15,000 to $24,999 70 4.5 0.7 3.2 5.8
$25,000 to $34,999 53 4.7 0.7 3.2 6.2
$35,000 to $49,999 89 5.1 0.6 3.9 6.4
$50,000 or more 299 6.2 0.4 5.3 7.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 380 5.8 0.4 5.1 6.5
Out of work 26 5.2 1.2 2.9 7.5
Homemaker/Student 36 4.7 0.9 2.9 6.5
Retired 135 4.0 0.4 3.2 4.7
Unable to work 13 1.6 0.5 0.7 2.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 130 3.7 0.5 2.8 4.6
1 to less than 20 hours 41 6.9 1.3 4.4 9.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 64 4.1 0.6 2.9 5.2
40 hours to less than 60 hours 293 6.3 0.4 5.5 7.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 327 4.4 0.3 3.8 4.9
Divorced/Seperated 108 5.9 0.7 4.6 7.2
Widowed 50 3.7 0.6 2.5 5.0
Never married 103 7.2 0.8 5.6 8.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 121 3.9 0.4 3.1 4.7
Living without a disability 467 5.5 0.3 4.9 6.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 30 4.5 0.9 2.7 6.3
Rural 52 4.1 0.6 2.8 5.3
Densely-settled rural 76 4.2 0.6 3.1 5.3
Semi-Urban 97 5.6 0.7 4.2 7.0
Urban 336 5.4 0.4 4.7 6.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 514 4.8 0.3 4.3 5.4
Uninsured 74 6.6 0.9 4.9 8.4
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 29 2.0 0.4 1.1 2.9
No diabetes 560 5.5 0.3 4.9 6.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 41 4.4 0.8 2.8 6.0
No current asthma 545 5.2 0.3 4.6 5.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 164 4.2 0.4 3.5 5.0
No arthritis 425 5.4 0.3 4.8 6.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 59 6.7 1.0 4.8 8.6
<14 days mental health NOT good 528 5.0 0.3 4.5 5.5
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 176 9.5 0.9 7.9 11.2
Non-smoker 413 4.1 0.3 3.7 4.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 231 6.6 0.5 5.5 7.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 208 5.1 0.4 4.3 5.9
Obese, BMI>=30 142 4.1 0.4 3.3 5.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 462 5.3 0.3 4.7 5.9
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 129 4.5 0.5 3.5 5.4
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 90 5.5 0.6 4.2 6.7
Did not serve on active duty 501 5.1 0.3 4.5 5.6

Numerator: Male respondents who consumed an average of more
than two drinks per day and female respondents who consumed
an average of more than one drink per day during the past 30 days.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.