Percentage of Women 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 288 4.9 0.4 4.1 5.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 19 6.7 1.7 3.4 9.9
25-34 years 21 4.1 1.0 2.1 6.0
35-44 years 39 6.1 1.1 3.9 8.3
45-54 years 57 5.6 0.8 4.0 7.3
55-64 years 79 5.2 0.7 3.9 6.5
65+ years 73 2.8 0.4 2.1 3.5
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 7 2.5 1.1 0.3 4.7
Non-Hispanic 281 5.1 0.4 4.4 5.9
RACE
White only 272 4.9 0.4 4.2 5.6
Black or African American only 7 4.9 2.3 0.4 9.4
Other race only 5 7.3 3.7 0.1 14.5
More than one race 1 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 5 1.4 0.7 0.0 2.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 69 4.5 0.8 3.0 6.0
Some college 92 5.8 0.8 4.3 7.3
College graduate 121 5.3 0.6 4.2 6.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 9 3.3 1.4 0.6 6.0
$15,000 to $24,999 37 5.1 1.1 2.8 7.3
$25,000 to $34,999 22 4.4 1.2 2.1 6.8
$35,000 to $49,999 33 4.3 0.9 2.5 6.2
$50,000 or more 159 6.8 0.7 5.5 8.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 186 6.5 0.6 5.3 7.7
Out of work 8 3.8 1.8 0.3 7.3
Homemaker/Student 29 3.9 0.9 2.1 5.7
Retired 57 2.7 0.4 1.9 3.5
Unable to work 7 1.2 0.5 0.2 2.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 69 2.7 0.4 1.9 3.6
1 to less than 20 hours 14 3.3 1.3 0.8 5.9
20 hours to less than 40 hours 57 7.3 1.2 4.9 9.7
40 hours or more 121 6.9 0.8 5.3 8.4
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 178 4.9 0.4 4.0 5.7
Divorced/Seperated 50 4.6 1.0 2.8 6.5
Widowed 29 2.5 0.6 1.3 3.7
Never married 31 6.5 1.4 3.8 9.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 60 4.3 0.8 2.7 5.8
Living without a disability 227 5.1 0.4 4.3 6.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 12 3.2 1.0 1.2 5.2
Rural 21 3.1 0.8 1.5 4.8
Densely-settled rural 46 4.3 0.7 2.8 5.7
Semi-Urban 42 4.1 0.7 2.7 5.5
Urban 167 5.7 0.6 4.5 6.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 270 5.1 0.4 4.3 5.9
Uninsured 18 3.8 1.2 1.4 6.1
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 13 1.6 0.5 0.7 2.5
No diabetes 275 5.2 0.4 4.4 6.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 28 4.7 1.2 2.3 7.0
No current asthma 258 4.9 0.4 4.1 5.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 82 3.7 0.5 2.7 4.7
No arthritis 203 5.3 0.5 4.4 6.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 32 5.4 1.2 3.1 7.7
<14 days mental health NOT good 255 4.9 0.4 4.1 5.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 75 8.8 1.2 6.3 11.2
Non-smoker 211 4.2 0.4 3.4 4.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 126 6.0 0.7 4.6 7.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 88 5.4 0.7 3.9 6.8
Obese, BMI>=30 63 4.1 0.6 2.9 5.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 215 4.8 0.4 4.0 5.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 73 5.0 0.8 3.5 6.6
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 9 9.6 4.2 1.4 17.9
Did not serve on active duty 279 4.8 0.4 4.0 5.5

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