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 443 4.1 0.2 3.6 4.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 31 4.9 0.9 3.1 6.7
25-34 years 54 5.4 0.8 3.8 7.1
35-44 years 53 4.2 0.7 2.9 5.5
45-54 years 80 4.3 0.5 3.3 5.3
55-64 years 108 4.0 0.4 3.2 4.9
65+ years 117 2.4 0.2 1.9 2.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 19 3.7 1.0 1.6 5.7
Non-hispanic 423 4.1 0.2 3.6 4.6
RACE
White only 414 4.2 0.3 3.7 4.7
Black or African American only 13 3.4 1.3 0.9 5.9
Other race only 11 5.1 2.0 1.2 8.9
More than one race 3 0.8 0.4 0.0 1.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 18 3.1 0.9 1.4 4.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 98 3.6 0.4 2.8 4.5
Some college 124 4.0 0.4 3.1 4.8
College graduate 203 5.0 0.4 4.2 5.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 16 2.2 0.9 0.4 4.0
$15,000 to $24,999 52 4.1 0.7 2.7 5.5
$25,000 to $34,999 33 3.3 0.7 1.9 4.8
$35,000 to $49,999 47 3.5 0.7 2.2 4.8
$50,000 or more 258 5.9 0.4 5.1 6.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 259 5.1 0.4 4.3 5.8
Out of work 9 2.1 0.8 0.5 3.7
Homemaker/Student 55 4.1 0.7 2.8 5.4
Retired 99 2.6 0.3 2.0 3.1
Unable to work 19 1.9 0.5 0.9 2.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 126 3.1 0.4 2.3 3.8
1 to less than 20 hours 31 3.5 0.8 1.9 5.1
20 hours to less than 40 hours 73 4.6 0.6 3.3 5.9
40 plus hours 168 5.4 0.5 4.5 6.4
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 270 4.1 0.3 3.5 4.6
Divorced/Seperated 70 3.7 0.5 2.6 4.8
Widowed 46 2.5 0.5 1.5 3.4
Never married 57 5.5 0.9 3.8 7.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 96 3.0 0.4 2.3 3.7
Not living with a disability 345 4.4 0.3 3.8 5.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 13 2.3 0.9 0.5 4.1
Rural 33 2.9 0.6 1.7 4.1
Densely-settled rural 70 3.6 0.5 2.5 4.6
Semi-Urban 52 3.5 0.6 2.3 4.7
Urban 275 4.7 0.4 4.0 5.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 410 4.2 0.3 3.7 4.7
Uninsured 32 3.6 0.7 2.1 5.0
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 15 1.0 0.3 0.4 1.5
No diabetes 428 4.4 0.3 3.9 5.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 37 4.2 0.9 2.4 6.1
No current asthma 401 4.0 0.2 3.6 4.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 126 3.3 0.4 2.5 4.1
No 312 4.4 0.3 3.8 5.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 61 5.2 0.8 3.6 6.8
<14 days mental health NOT good 377 4.0 0.3 3.5 4.5
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 117 7.0 0.8 5.4 8.5
Non-smoker 325 3.6 0.2 3.1 4.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 220 5.7 0.5 4.8 6.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 117 4.2 0.5 3.3 5.1
Obese, BMI>=30 86 3.0 0.4 2.2 3.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 316 4.3 0.3 3.7 4.9
No 110 3.5 0.4 2.7 4.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 13 4.4 1.4 1.7 7.0
Did not serve on active duty 430 4.1 0.2 3.6 4.6

Numerator: Female respondents who reported consuming
an average of more than 7 drinks per week during the past 30 days.
 
Denominator: All female respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.