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 253 16.3 1.1 14.1 18.4
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 28 12.0 2.4 7.2 16.7
Non-Hispanic 225 17.1 1.2 14.7 19.6
RACE
White only 223 15.9 1.1 13.7 18.1
Black or African American only 9 17.8 6.8 4.5 31.2
Other race only 8 15.8 5.4 5.2 26.4
More than one race 7 26.6 9.4 8.2 45.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 7 5.2 2.1 1.1 9.3
High school graduate or G.E.D 46 15.7 2.4 11.1 20.3
Some college 87 17.8 2.0 13.8 21.7
College graduate 113 19.2 1.9 15.5 22.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 17 18.8 4.4 10.2 27.5
$15,000 to $24,999 38 17.2 2.8 11.7 22.8
$25,000 to $34,999 28 18.5 3.6 11.5 25.5
$35,000 to $49,999 30 14.1 2.7 8.8 19.4
$50,000 or more 122 19.1 2.0 15.2 23.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 194 18.4 1.4 15.7 21.2
Out of work 9 12.5 4.5 3.6 21.4
Homemaker/Student 43 12.5 2.1 8.5 16.6
Retired 0 . . . .
Unable to work 5 11.3 5.1 1.4 21.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 17 6.5 1.9 2.8 10.3
1 to less than 20 hours 13 14.2 4.3 5.8 22.6
20 hours to less than 40 hours 61 21.3 2.9 15.6 27.1
40 hours or more 138 19.6 1.7 16.2 22.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 133 13.8 1.4 11.1 16.4
Divorced/Seperated 32 16.1 3.1 10.1 22.2
Widowed 1 18.1 16.2 0.0 49.9
Never married 87 20.9 2.3 16.4 25.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 33 15.2 2.8 9.8 20.7
Living without a disability 219 16.5 1.2 14.1 18.9
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 9 12.7 4.2 4.5 20.9
Rural 18 9.8 2.5 4.9 14.7
Densely-settled rural 35 12.5 2.2 8.1 16.9
Semi-Urban 44 15.5 2.4 10.9 20.1
Urban 147 18.5 1.6 15.3 21.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 223 17.5 1.3 15.0 20.0
Uninsured 29 11.0 2.2 6.7 15.3
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 3 16.8 9.6 0.0 35.6
No diabetes 250 16.3 1.1 14.1 18.5
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 27 15.6 3.1 9.5 21.7
No current asthma 224 16.4 1.2 14.1 18.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 30 14.9 2.9 9.3 20.5
No arthritis 221 16.3 1.2 14.0 18.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 48 21.3 3.1 15.1 27.4
<14 days mental health NOT good 199 15.1 1.2 12.8 17.4
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 59 22.3 2.9 16.7 28.0
Non-smoker 193 15.1 1.2 12.7 17.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 106 17.5 1.9 13.7 21.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 73 20.7 2.5 15.8 25.5
Obese, BMI>=30 61 15.2 2.1 11.2 19.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 224 18.0 1.3 15.5 20.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 29 9.2 1.9 5.4 13.0
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 7 19.6 8.0 3.9 35.3
Did not serve on active duty 246 16.2 1.1 14.0 18.4

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.