A drink of alcohol is one can or bottle of beer, one glass of wine, one can or bottle of wine cooler, one
cocktail, or one shot of liquor. During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month have you had
at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage.?
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Once or more a week
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Once or more in past 30 days
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No drinks in past 30 days
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6994 164   3.4  ( 2.7- 4.2) 1271  25.3  (23.5-27.2) 5559  71.3  (69.4-73.2)
     GENDER        
Male 2335  95   5.0  ( 3.7- 6.7)  619  30.6  (27.7-33.7) 1621  64.3  (61.2-67.3)
Female 4659  69   1.9  ( 1.3- 2.6)  652  20.4  (18.2-22.9) 3938  77.7  (75.3-80.0)
   RACE/ETHNICITY        
White/NH 6538 152   3.4  ( 2.7- 4.4) 1170  25.0  (23.1-27.0) 5216  71.6  (69.5-73.5)
African American/NH  220   4   3.1  ( 1.0- 9.1)   45  28.3  (20.1-38.2)  171  68.7  (58.7-77.2)
       AGE        
18-24  433  12   4.3  ( 2.0- 8.8)  122  33.7  (26.2-42.1)  299  62.0  (53.8-69.7)
25-34  969  23   3.7  ( 2.0- 6.9)  252  30.3  (25.9-35.1)  694  66.0  (61.0-70.6)
35-44 1283  34   2.8  ( 1.8- 4.3)  310  30.6  (26.8-34.7)  939  66.6  (62.5-70.5)
45-54 1340  34   3.2  ( 2.0- 4.9)  284  25.7  (22.0-29.7) 1022  71.1  (67.0-74.9)
55-64 1137  26   3.7  ( 2.1- 6.5)  151  17.4  (14.2-21.2)  960  78.9  (74.7-82.4)
65+ 1798  35   2.9  ( 1.9- 4.5)  144  12.0  ( 9.8-14.6) 1619  85.0  (82.3-87.5)
     EDUCATION        
Less Than H.S. 1604  29   5.1  ( 2.9- 8.9)  123  13.4  (10.1-17.5) 1452  81.5  (76.8-85.4)
H.S. or G.E.D. 2735  48   2.3  ( 1.6- 3.2)  446  22.7  (19.7-26.0) 2241  75.0  (71.7-78.1)
Some Post-H.S. 1570  40   3.0  ( 2.0- 4.7)  378  31.2  (27.5-35.1) 1152  65.8  (61.8-69.6)
College Graduate 1056  44   4.3  ( 2.8- 6.5)  321  36.0  (31.6-40.6)  691  59.8  (55.1-64.3)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME        
Less than $15,000  947  11   1.1  ( 0.5- 2.3)   95  17.2  (10.4-27.1)  841  81.7  (72.0-88.6)
$15,000- 24,999 1079  26   4.0  ( 2.3- 7.0)  153  18.1  (14.3-22.6)  900  77.9  (73.1-82.1)
$25,000- 34,999  733  16   4.3  ( 1.9- 9.2)  143  24.4  (19.5-29.9)  574  71.3  (65.4-76.6)
$35,000- 49,999  851  25   3.6  ( 2.2- 5.8)  192  27.8  (23.5-32.6)  634  68.6  (63.7-73.1)
$50,000 - 74,999  725  27   3.8  ( 2.4- 6.0)  191  33.4  (28.2-39.1)  507  62.8  (57.1-68.1)
$75,000 +  474  24   4.0  ( 2.0- 7.7)  184  43.7  (37.0-50.6)  266  52.4  (45.5-59.1)

#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.