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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9780755981076

The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 3.1 Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level, by age and sex

Table 3.1 Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Alcohol units per week

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Never drunk alcohol

7

4

3

3

2

4

7

4

Ex-drinker

1

5

7

6

6

11

14

6

Under 1

6

5

7

8

9

11

16

8

Over 1-10

23

32

28

26

26

29

34

28

Over 10-21

22

26

25

25

25

19

16

24

Over 21-35

16

13

16

17

17

14

11

15

Over 35-50

12

7

6

8

8

8

3

8

Over 50

13

7

8

8

6

4

1

7

Subtotal: over 21 units

41

28

31

32

31

25

14

30

Mean

23.5

17.8

19.4

19.0

18.0

13.8

8.3

18.0

Standard error of mean

1.96

1.43

1.37

1.09

1.07

0.86

0.69

0.53

Women

Never drunk alcohol

5

5

6

4

4

10

20

7

Ex-drinker

2

6

4

6

7

10

7

6

Under 1

9

13

15

15

18

25

35

18

Over 1-7

32

36

33

33

35

31

25

33

Over 7-14

15

19

20

18

16

12

9

16

Over 14-21

14

9

9

11

10

4

1

9

Over 21-35

12

8

9

9

7

5

1

8

Over 35

11

3

4

4

2

2

1

4

Subtotal: over 14 units

37

20

22

23

19

12

4

20

Mean

16.2

8.2

9.9

9.2

7.2

5.4

2.7

8.6

Standard error of mean

1.86

0.54

0.69

0.60

0.44

0.51

0.36

0.34

Bases (weighted):

Men

405

475

559

549

478

326

218

3011

Women

402

487

614

585

502

382

348

3319

Bases (unweighted):

Men

220

312

456

530

523

451

304

2796

Women

305

450

646

627

630

513

408

3579