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Table 4.10
Percentage Reporting Heavy Alcohol Use in the Past Month,
by Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Age Group (1991-1993)
Total Female Male Age       12-17 Age       18-25 Age       26-34 Age      35+
Total 5.1 2.0 8.6 1.6 10.8 7.1 3.8
Native American 4.6 3.3 6.1 * 6.7 * 3.1
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9 0.2 1.8 0.4 1.6 1.4 0.7
Hispanic
  Caribbean 2.5 1.4 * * 2.9 * *
  Central America 2.2 0.3 4.6 0.5 2.8 2.3 2.2
  Cuba 2.8 0.8 5.2 0.4 6.8 3.4 2.3
  Mexico 6.9 1.7 11.6 2.3 7.9 8.2 7.3
  Puerto Rico 4.0 1.2 7.3 0.7 7.0 6.7 3.0
  South America 3.0 0.7 5.4 * 6.6 2.4 2.1
  Other 4.9 2.5 7.8 1.5 14.9 8.3 2.7
Non-Hispanic Black 4.7 1.8 8.1 0.7 5.2 7.0 4.6
Non-Hispanic White 5.3 2.1 8.8 1.8 12.9 7.4 3.7
* Low precision.
Source: Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA, National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, 1991-93