Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more
drinks on an occasion?*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
One or two
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Three or four
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Five or more
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Never
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1437 155  13.8  (11.2-17.0) 60   5.4  ( 3.5- 8.1) 96   9.2  ( 6.8-12.3) 1126  71.6  (67.5-75.4)
     GENDER          
Male  714  97  16.1  (12.4-20.6) 47   7.8  ( 4.9-12.2) 79  13.4  ( 9.6-18.2)  491  62.8  (57.0-68.2)
Female  723  58  10.5  ( 7.3-14.9) 13   1.8  ( 0.7- 4.5) 17   3.1  ( 1.7- 5.7)  635  84.5  (79.6-88.5)
   RACE/ETHNICITY          
White/NH 1324 146  14.3  (11.5-17.7) 54   5.3  ( 3.4- 8.3) 89   9.5  ( 6.9-12.8) 1035  70.9  (66.4-74.9)
African American/NH   48   3   6.1  ( 1.5-21.5)  2   1.9  ( 0.4- 7.4)  3   4.0  ( 1.2-12.0)   40  88.1  (74.5-94.9)
       AGE          
18-24  135  27  16.5  ( 9.6-26.7)  7   3.7  ( 1.3-10.2) 26  23.4  (13.8-36.7)   75  56.5  (42.4-69.6)
25-34  275  47  24.7  (17.2-34.2) 16   7.4  ( 3.6-14.5) 16   9.5  ( 4.8-17.9)  196  58.4  (49.1-67.2)
35-44  343  35  11.4  ( 7.6-16.7) 18   7.6  ( 3.7-15.1) 23   5.6  ( 3.5- 9.1)  267  75.3  (68.0-81.4)
45-54  319  27   8.9  ( 5.3-14.5) 12   5.9  ( 1.8-17.5) 20   5.3  ( 2.9- 9.7)  260  79.9  (70.9-86.6)
55-64  179  13   8.0  ( 4.0-15.5)  4   1.1  ( 0.4- 3.1)  6   4.1  ( 1.4-11.7)  156  86.8  (78.3-92.3)
65+  178   6   4.9  ( 1.7-13.2)  3   1.0  ( 0.3- 3.6)  5   3.2  ( 0.9-10.2)  164  90.9  (82.4-95.5)
     EDUCATION          
Less Than H.S.  151  21  14.5  ( 8.4-23.7) 13  13.9  ( 5.8-29.5) 16  23.3  (11.8-40.8)  101  48.4  (35.1-62.0)
H.S. or G.E.D.  491  68  16.7  (11.9-22.9) 25   6.5  ( 3.3-12.6) 41   8.2  ( 5.1-12.9)  357  68.6  (61.1-75.3)
Some Post-H.S.  418  39  12.9  ( 8.6-18.9) 14   3.2  ( 1.4- 6.9) 22   6.8  ( 4.0-11.3)  343  77.1  (70.4-82.7)
College Graduate  370  27  10.8  ( 6.2-18.0)  7   2.2  ( 0.8- 5.8) 17   7.0  ( 4.0-12.1)  319  80.0  (72.5-85.9)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME          
Less than $15,000  103  16   9.8  ( 4.2-21.1)  7   5.3  ( 1.9-14.0)  5   4.3  ( 1.4-12.3)   75  80.5  (64.4-90.4)
$15,000- 24,999  180  30  19.9  (11.8-31.5) 10   9.6  ( 3.2-25.7) 16   7.0  ( 3.9-12.5)  124  63.4  (50.7-74.5)
$25,000- 34,999  162  12   8.7  ( 4.4-16.5)  6   5.1  ( 1.6-15.2) 19  24.1  (13.2-40.0)  125  62.0  (48.3-74.0)
$35,000- 49,999  217  25  15.3  ( 9.8-23.1) 11   4.5  ( 2.3- 8.8) 20  11.9  ( 6.7-20.4)  161  68.2  (59.0-76.2)
$50,000 - 74,999  221  26  20.9  (13.1-31.6)  6   7.6  ( 2.6-19.9) 10   4.7  ( 2.3- 9.6)  179  66.8  (55.8-76.3)
$75,000 +  208  12   6.5  ( 3.0-13.5)  6   2.7  ( 0.9- 7.7)  7   3.9  ( 1.5- 9.8)  183  86.9  (78.8-92.2)

Asked only to those respondents who had at least one drink of an alcoholic beverage in the past month.
#Use caution in interpreting data for total respondents less than 50. N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, %
= Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.