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State-Specific Alcohol Consumption Rates for 2008

State-Specific Weighted Prevalence Estimates of Alcohol Use Among Women Aged 18-44 Years-BRFSS, 2008

State

Any Use*

Binge

Alabama

38.1

9.5

Alaska

46.1

12.0

Arizona

51.6

15.5

Arkansas

39.8

11.1

California

43.3

12.8

Colorado

56.6

14.7

Connecticut

63.9

16.0

Delaware

55.2

17.1

DC

62.1

21.9

Florida

47.7

10.9

Georgia

47.1

12.5

Hawaii

44.7

15.5

Idaho

45.0

12.9

Illinois

55.4

19.4

Indiana

47.6

12.3

Iowa

58.2

22.9

Kansas

49.2

12.8

Kentucky

38.0

9.9

Louisiana

45.6

10.7

Maine

58.7

18.2

Maryland

53.8

14.9

Massachusetts

63.1

19.5

Michigan

58.8

18.7

Minnesota

56.9

19.3

Mississippi

35.3

8.9

Missouri

49.2

16.0

Montana

54.4

19.3

Nebraska

53.2

18.9

Nevada

51.7

18.0

New Hampshire

61.2

12.5

New Jersey

52.3

14.9

New Mexico

42.6

10.0

New York

51.1

12.8

North Carolina

40.4

11.8

North Dakota

54.0

23.0

Ohio

54.5

16.3

Oklahoma

43.6

11.6

Oregon

53.0

12.9

Pennsylvania

52.5

18.9

Rhode Island

58.0

18.1

South Carolina

40.8

11.4

South Dakota

57.0

19.4

Tennessee

31.7

8.0

Texas

40.9

11.3

Utah

20.4

6.5

Vermont

64.0

17.9

Virginia

49.5

14.7

Washington

53.1

14.8

West Virginia

28.8

6.9

Wisconsin

68.4

23.9

Wyoming

49.1

15.0

Guam

28.6

7.1

Puerto Rico

25.2

7.7

Virgin Islands

41.7

6.1

Median

50.3

14.7

 

* One or more drinks during the last 30 days.

4 or more drinks on any one occasion during the last 30 days. In 2006, the definition of binge drinking for women was changed to four or more drinks on any one occasion. In 2005, the definition of binge drinking for women was five or more drinks on any one occasion.

 



 

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