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State-Specific Alcohol Consumption Rates for 2012

State-Specific Weighted Prevalence Estimates of Alcohol Use Among Women 18–44 Years of Age, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2012

State

Any Use*

Binge

Alabama

43.6

11.4

Alaska

56.1

17.5

Arizona

44.4

14.3

Arkansas

40.6

11.1

California

50.0

15.2

Colorado

56.3

19.7

Connecticut

58.6

19.3

Delaware

55.7

21.7

DC

69.6

30.6

Florida

54.1

17.2

Georgia

45.2

12.8

Hawaii

46.3

18.1

Idaho

41.3

13.7

Illinois

59.1

22.2

Indiana

50.3

17.4

Iowa

57.0

25.1

Kansas

50.2

15.8

Kentucky

42.8

14.9

Louisiana

51.0

14.5

Maine

58.9

19.0

Maryland

53.6

17.0

Massachusetts

61.8

23.3

Michigan

56.1

20.6

Minnesota

59.1

22.6

Mississippi

37.8

10.2

Missouri

50.7

17.8

Montana

59.5

24.9

Nebraska

59.2

23.8

Nevada

45.9

13.7

New Hampshire

60.1

17.9

New Jersey

56.3

18.7

New Mexico

43.7

14.8

New York

52.5

16.0

North Carolina

44.9

13.0

North Dakota

61.1

28.7

Ohio

52.4

20.6

Oklahoma

43.9

15.2

Oregon

59.1

16.4

Pennsylvania

55.6

20.7

Rhode Island

59.2

19.0

South Carolina

49.2

14.1

South Dakota

57.9

22.6

Tennessee

40.3

10.0

Texas

43.1

12.3

Utah

25.2

10.2

Vermont

65.8

23.7

Virginia

55.8

17.7

Washington

56.3

17.1

West Virginia

30.1

9.2

Wisconsin

63.4

28.9

Wyoming

50.2

16.6

Guam

32.7

13.9

Puerto Rico

32.7

11.9

Virgin Islands

-

-

Median

52.5

17.2

 

* One or more drinks during the last 30 days.

Four or more drinks on any one occasion during the last 30 days. In 2006, the definition of binge drinking for women was changed from five drinks on any one occasion to four drinks on any one occasion.

 

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