Percentage of Women Ages 18 to 44 (Child Bearing Age)
Who Reported Consuming 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 521 16.2 0.7 14.7 17.6
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 49 12.1 1.9 8.3 15.9
Non-hispanic 471 16.9 0.8 15.3 18.5
RACE
White only 467 17.4 0.8 15.8 19.0
Black or African American only 15 11.7 3.2 5.4 18.1
Other race only 20 11.7 3.1 5.7 17.7
More than one race 14 14.1 4.0 6.3 21.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 15 6.5 1.9 2.8 10.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 82 12.8 1.5 9.9 15.7
Some college 175 17.9 1.3 15.3 20.5
College graduate 249 19.9 1.2 17.5 22.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 32 15.5 2.9 9.9 21.1
$15,000 to $24,999 83 16.3 1.9 12.7 20.0
$25,000 to $34,999 40 14.3 2.3 9.7 18.9
$35,000 to $49,999 57 16.8 2.3 12.3 21.2
$50,000 or more 262 19.8 1.2 17.4 22.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 385 18.8 1.0 16.9 20.8
Out of work 23 12.4 2.9 6.6 18.1
Homemaker/Student 107 13.1 1.3 10.5 15.8
Retired 0 . . . .
Unable to work 4 3.0 1.6 0.0 6.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 61 11.5 1.6 8.4 14.5
1 to less than 20 hours 32 12.8 2.4 8.1 17.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 107 16.4 1.6 13.2 19.6
40 plus hours 270 20.7 1.3 18.2 23.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 287 14.9 0.9 13.2 16.7
Divorced/Seperated 57 15.5 2.2 11.2 19.8
Widowed 5 15.0 7.1 1.0 28.9
Never married 172 18.7 1.5 15.7 21.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 54 13.4 1.9 9.7 17.1
Not living with a disability 467 16.7 0.8 15.1 18.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 21 13.4 3.1 7.4 19.4
Rural 40 13.5 2.3 8.9 18.0
Densely-settled rural 60 10.9 1.5 7.9 13.9
Semi-Urban 93 17.6 1.9 13.9 21.4
Urban 307 17.7 1.0 15.7 19.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 456 17.3 0.8 15.6 18.9
Uninsured 63 11.8 1.6 8.6 14.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 11 9.0 2.9 3.3 14.7
No diabetes 510 16.5 0.8 15.0 17.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 52 16.6 2.5 11.7 21.4
No current asthma 466 16.2 0.8 14.6 17.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 36 12.3 2.3 7.7 16.8
No 485 16.7 0.8 15.2 18.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 81 18.5 2.1 14.4 22.6
<14 days mental health NOT good 436 15.9 0.8 14.3 17.5
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 146 27.9 2.2 23.5 32.3
Non-smoker 375 13.8 0.8 12.3 15.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 220 19.4 1.3 16.8 22.0
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 134 17.6 1.6 14.5 20.7
Obese, BMI>=30 149 16.5 1.4 13.7 19.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 412 17.5 0.9 15.8 19.2
No 79 12.4 1.5 9.5 15.2
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 13 19.2 5.7 8.0 30.5
Did not serve on active duty 507 16.1 0.7 14.7 17.6

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