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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Nationwide

Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
All Participants 208645 198522 94.8 94.6-95.0 10,123 5.2 5.0- 5.4
Alabama 2,758 2,648 95.8 94.8-96.6 110 4.2 3.4- 5.2
Alaska 2,802 2,607 94.2 93.0-95.2 195 5.8 4.8- 7.0
Arizona 3,214 3,004 93.9 92.7-94.9 210 6.1 5.1- 7.3
Arkansas 2,885 2,768 95.4 94.4-96.2 117 4.6 3.8- 5.6
California 3,924 3,682 93.8 92.6-94.8 242 6.2 5.2- 7.4
Colorado 2,011 1,884 94.5 93.4-95.5 127 5.5 4.5- 6.6
Connecticut 7,599 7,220 94.8 94.2-95.4 379 5.2 4.6- 5.8
Delaware 3,446 3,241 92.9 91.6-94.1 205 7.1 5.9- 8.4
District of Colum 1,847 1,725 93.9 92.5-95.1 122 6.1 4.9- 7.5
Florida 4,557 4,306 94.5 93.6-95.3 251 5.5 4.7- 6.4
Georgia 4,417 4,243 96.1 95.2-96.8 174 3.9 3.2- 4.8
Hawaii 4,439 4,196 94.9 93.9-95.7 243 5.1 4.3- 6.1
Idaho 4,782 4,572 95.8 95.1-96.4 210 4.2 3.6- 4.9
Illinois 3,978 3,773 94.5 93.6-95.4 205 5.5 4.6- 6.4
Indiana 3,963 3,802 95.6 94.8-96.3 161 4.4 3.7- 5.2
Iowa 3,571 3,414 95.3 94.3-96.0 157 4.7 4.0- 5.7
Kansas 4,486 4,288 95.2 94.4-95.9 198 4.8 4.1- 5.6
Kentucky 7,390 7,221 97.3 96.7-97.8 169 2.7 2.2- 3.3
Louisiana 4,810 4,621 95.9 95.2-96.5 189 4.1 3.5- 4.8
Maine 2,376 2,247 94.5 93.4-95.5 129 5.5 4.5- 6.6
Maryland 4,401 4,193 94.8 93.9-95.7 208 5.2 4.3- 6.1
Massachusetts 8,472 7,957 93.0 92.2-93.7 515 7.0 6.3- 7.8
Michigan 3,760 3,549 94.1 93.0-95.0 211 5.9 5.0- 7.0
Minnesota 3,900 3,696 94.2 93.2-95.1 204 5.8 4.9- 6.8
Mississippi 2,963 2,856 95.5 94.4-96.4 107 4.5 3.6- 5.6
Missouri 4,125 3,939 95.2 94.2-96.1 186 4.8 3.9- 5.8
Montana 3,270 3,137 95.6 94.4-96.5 133 4.4 3.5- 5.6
Nebraska 3,603 3,464 95.7 94.8-96.4 139 4.3 3.6- 5.2
Nevada 2,535 2,315 92.2 90.5-93.5 220 7.8 6.5- 9.5
New Hampshire 3,994 3,754 93.7 92.7-94.5 240 6.3 5.5- 7.3
New Jersey 5,884 5,651 96.0 95.4-96.6 233 4.0 3.4- 4.6
New Mexico 3,580 3,406 95.0 94.0-95.7 174 5.0 4.3- 6.0
New York 3,824 3,630 95.0 94.0-95.8 194 5.0 4.2- 6.0
North Carolina 6,094 5,846 95.9 95.0-96.6 248 4.1 3.4- 5.0
North Dakota 2,480 2,368 95.2 94.1-96.1 112 4.8 3.9- 5.9
Ohio 3,386 3,212 94.6 93.4-95.6 174 5.4 4.4- 6.6
Oklahoma 4,464 4,323 96.5 95.6-97.2 141 3.5 2.8- 4.4
Oregon 2,507 2,360 94.1 92.9-95.0 147 5.9 5.0- 7.1
Pennsylvania 3,623 3,443 94.8 93.8-95.6 180 5.2 4.4- 6.2
Rhode Island 4,067 3,799 92.5 91.3-93.5 268 7.5 6.5- 8.7
South Carolina 3,154 2,989 94.5 93.5-95.4 165 5.5 4.6- 6.5
South Dakota 5,046 4,860 96.1 95.4-96.6 186 3.9 3.4- 4.6
Tennessee 2,817 2,749 97.5 96.7-98.1 68 2.5 1.9- 3.3
Texas 5,841 5,555 94.6 93.8-95.3 286 5.4 4.7- 6.2
Utah 3,643 3,502 96.9 96.2-97.5 141 3.1 2.5- 3.8
Vermont 4,255 3,985 93.2 92.3-94.1 270 6.8 5.9- 7.7
Virginia 2,898 2,758 94.9 93.8-95.9 140 5.1 4.1- 6.2
Washington 4,171 3,963 95.0 94.2-95.7 208 5.0 4.3- 5.8
West Virginia 3,051 2,968 97.0 96.1-97.6 83 3.0 2.4- 3.9
Wisconsin 3,314 3,036 91.3 90.0-92.5 278 8.7 7.5-10.0
Wyoming 3,012 2,851 94.8 93.9-95.6 161 5.2 4.4- 6.1
Guam 857 810 94.7 92.7-96.2 47 5.3 3.8- 7.3
Puerto Rico 4,183 4,061 96.2 95.2-97.0 122 3.8 3.0- 4.8
Virgin Islands 2,216 2,075 94.3 93.0-95.4 141 5.7 4.6- 7.0

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+ Only participating states or terretories are presented here.

*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

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