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 582 5.8 0.3 5.2 6.4
GENDER
Male 294 6.8 0.5 5.9 7.7
Female 288 4.9 0.4 4.1 5.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 38 6.3 1.1 4.1 8.5
25-34 years 83 7.5 0.9 5.7 9.3
35-44 years 81 7.2 0.9 5.4 8.9
45-54 years 106 5.9 0.7 4.6 7.2
55-64 years 135 5.2 0.5 4.2 6.2
65+ years 139 3.5 0.3 2.8 4.1
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 22 5.1 1.2 2.7 7.5
Non-Hispanic 556 5.9 0.3 5.3 6.5
RACE
White only 530 5.7 0.3 5.1 6.3
Black or African American only 15 5.0 1.5 2.0 8.1
Other race only 16 9.5 2.6 4.4 14.6
More than one race 12 5.6 1.9 1.8 9.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 21 4.4 1.1 2.3 6.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 169 5.8 0.6 4.7 6.9
Some college 189 6.9 0.6 5.7 8.0
College graduate 201 5.1 0.4 4.2 5.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 19 3.6 1.0 1.6 5.6
$15,000 to $24,999 82 7.2 1.0 5.2 9.2
$25,000 to $34,999 49 5.5 1.0 3.5 7.5
$35,000 to $49,999 85 6.4 0.8 4.8 8.1
$50,000 or more 291 6.6 0.5 5.7 7.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 393 7.2 0.4 6.4 8.1
Out of work 20 4.8 1.2 2.4 7.3
Homemaker/Student 37 4.4 0.9 2.7 6.1
Retired 117 3.4 0.3 2.7 4.1
Unable to work 12 1.8 0.7 0.5 3.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 120 3.3 0.4 2.6 4.1
1 to less than 20 hours 25 3.8 1.0 1.8 5.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 88 8.0 1.1 6.0 10.1
40 hours or more 287 7.3 0.5 6.3 8.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 324 5.1 0.3 4.4 5.8
Divorced/Seperated 114 7.0 0.9 5.3 8.7
Widowed 42 3.7 0.8 2.1 5.3
Never married 102 7.9 0.9 6.1 9.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 137 5.7 0.7 4.5 7.0
Living without a disability 441 5.9 0.3 5.2 6.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 22 3.0 0.8 1.5 4.5
Rural 63 5.6 0.8 4.1 7.2
Densely-settled rural 115 6.3 0.7 5.0 7.7
Semi-Urban 87 5.9 0.8 4.4 7.4
Urban 295 5.9 0.4 5.1 6.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 516 5.6 0.3 5.0 6.2
Uninsured 65 7.6 1.1 5.4 9.8
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 30 1.7 0.3 1.1 2.4
No diabetes 552 6.3 0.3 5.6 6.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 46 5.3 1.0 3.4 7.2
No current asthma 533 5.9 0.3 5.2 6.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 163 5.0 0.5 4.0 5.9
No arthritis 414 6.1 0.4 5.3 6.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 66 7.7 1.2 5.4 10.0
<14 days mental health NOT good 512 5.7 0.3 5.1 6.3
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 168 10.3 0.9 8.5 12.2
Non-smoker 408 4.9 0.3 4.3 5.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 209 6.8 0.6 5.7 8.0
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 202 5.8 0.5 4.8 6.8
Obese, BMI>=30 154 5.7 0.5 4.6 6.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 454 6.0 0.3 5.3 6.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 127 5.4 0.6 4.1 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 82 6.6 0.9 4.8 8.4
Did not serve on active duty 499 5.7 0.3 5.1 6.3

Numerator: Male respondents who consumed an average of more
than fourteen drinks per week and female respondents who consumed
an average of more than seven drinks per week during the past 30 days.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.