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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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Statistics
ISBN:
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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 3.5 Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level (observed and age-standardised), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and sex

Table 3.5 Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level (observed and age-standardised), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Alcohol units per week

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile

SIMD 85/15

5 th
(least deprived)

4 th

3 rd

2 nd

1 st
(most deprived)

85% least deprived

15% most deprived

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Observed

% drinking more than 21 units a week

31

31

28

29

32

30

32

% drinking more than 50 units a week

5

7

6

7

11

7

11

Estimated mean weekly units of alcohol

16.7

18.2

16.9

16.8

21.4

17.3

22.1

Standard error of mean

0.90

1.06

1.05

1.07

1.82

0.51

2.32

Standardised

% drinking more than 21 units a week

31

31

29

29

31

30

31

% drinking more than 50 units a week

5

7

6

7

10

7

11

Estimated mean weekly units of alcohol

16.6

18.1

17.4

16.8

20.6

17.5

21.2

Standard error of mean

0.99

1.07

1.10

1.06

1.71

0.52

2.18

Women

Observed

% drinking more than 14 units a week

26

20

18

21

16

21

15

% drinking more than 35 units a week

4

3

3

4

5

4

4

Estimated mean weekly units of alcohol

9.5

8.5

8.2

8.8

8.1

8.7

7.9

Standard error of mean

0.55

0.56

0.69

1.10

0.68

0.37

0.79

Standardised

% drinking more than 14 units a week

25

21

19

20

16

21

15

% drinking more than 35 units a week

4

4

3

4

5

4

4

Estimated mean weekly units of alcohol

9.3

8.8

8.3

8.4

8.0

8.9

7.7

Standard error of mean

0.59

0.63

0.72

0.95

0.67

0.39

0.79

Bases (weighted):

Men

544

739

545

616

567

2599

413

Women

617

735

626

682

659

2824

495

Bases (unweighted):

Men

481

735

584

535

461

2449

347

Women

613

894

751

673

648

3079

500