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Binge alcohol use among women of childbearing age: United States, 2018

Percent of women ages 18-44
RegionPercent
Alabama12.2
Alaska16.7
Arizona17.9
Arkansas18.0
California15.4
Colorado21.0
Connecticut20.8
Delaware19.3
District of Columbia31.7
Florida16.1
Georgia15.0
Hawaii20.6
Idaho12.9
Illinois18.9
Indiana18.3
Iowa25.0
Kansas17.6
Kentucky17.7
Louisiana18.0
Maine22.3
Maryland17.1
Massachusetts25.8
Michigan19.7
Minnesota22.9
Mississippi10.5
Missouri22.7
Montana21.4
Nebraska20.8
Nevada14.5
New Hampshire15.6
New Jersey13.4
New Mexico15.2
New York18.1
North Carolina15.2
North Dakota24.4
Ohio17.3
Oklahoma13.4
Oregon18.3
Pennsylvania18.1
Rhode Island20.3
South Carolina13.7
South Dakota22.2
Tennessee17.2
Texas16.2
United States18.0
Utah10.6
Vermont21.5
Virginia18.2
Washington16.0
West Virginia10.8
Wisconsin27.4
Wyoming16.0
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Footnotes

  • Beginning in 2006, binge alcohol use is defined as having four or more drinks on at least one occasion during the past month. Prior to 2006, binge alcohol use is defined as having five or more drinks on at least one occasion during the past month. Percent reported is among women ages 18-44.
  • The following states did not conduct BRFSS surveillance every year and are not included in U.S. rates for the respective years: AK(1990), AR(1990,1992), DC(1995), KS(1990,1991), HI(2004), NV(1990,1991), NJ(1990), WY(1990-1993).
  • U.S. rate is the median for this indicator.

Source

  • Alcohol Use: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Behavioral Surveillance Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Retrieved September 21, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.