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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 3.10 Estimated alcohol consumption on heaviest drinking day in past week (observed and age-standardised), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and sex

Table 3.10 Estimated alcohol consumption on heaviest drinking day in past week (observed and age-standardised), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Alcohol units per day

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

Did not drink in last week

23

26

29

36

39

29

38

Under 2 units

19

17

14

12

7

15

6

Over 2 and up to (& including) 3

5

5

5

3

5

5

3

Over 3 and up to (& including) 4

8

7

9

6

6

7

7

Over 4 and up to (& including) 5

4

3

4

3

3

3

4

Over 5 and up to (& including) 6

8

8

6

8

6

7

7

Over 6 and up to (& including) 8

8

7

6

6

6

7

5

Over 8+

25

27

27

27

29

26

30

Consumed over 4 units

45

45

43

43

43

44

45

Consumed over 8 units

25

27

27

27

29

26

30

Mean units

5.9

6.3

6.1

6.1

6.7

6.1

7.1

Standard error of the mean

0.39

0.39

0.38

0.44

0.54

0.20

0.69

Standardised

Did not drink in last week

24

26

29

36

39

29

39

Under 2 units

18

16

14

12

8

15

7

Over 2 and up to (& including) 3

5

5

5

3

5

5

3

Over 3 and up to (& including) 4

9

7

9

5

6

7

7

Over 4 and up to (& including) 5

4

3

4

3

3

3

4

Over 5 and up to (& including) 6

8

8

5

8

6

7

7

Over 6 and up to (& including) 8

8

7

6

6

6

7

5

Over 8+

25

27

29

27

27

27

28

Consumed over 4 units

44

45

45

43

42

44

44

Consumed over 8 units

25

27

29

27

27

27

28

Mean units

5.9

6.3

6.4

6.1

6.4

6.2

6.8

Standard error of the mean

0.44

0.40

0.42

0.46

0.51

0.20

0.65

Bases (weighted):

542

734

549

619

570

2599

416

Bases (unweighted):

479

734

586

537

465

2450

351

Women

Observed

Did not drink in last week

28

40

41

47

55

40

56

Under 2 units

22

19

19

10

9

17

9

Over 2 and up to (& including) 3

7

6

5

4

4

6

3

Over 3 and up to (& including) 4

8

9

10

8

6

9

4

Over 4 and up to (& including) 5

4

3

3

4

3

4

3

Over 5 and up to (& including) 6

10

6

6

8

5

7

5

Over 6 and up to (& including) 8

4

5

4

3

6

4

6

Over 8+

16

12

12

15

12

13

13

Consumed over 3 units

43

35

35

39

31

37

31

Consumed over 6 units

20

17

16

18

18

18

19

Mean units

3.9

3.2

3.3

3.9

3.1

3.5

3.1

Standard error of the mean

0.24

0.19

0.26

0.55

0.22

0.16

0.23

Standardised

Did not drink in last week

29

39

41

47

55

40

57

Under 2 units

22

19

19

11

10

17

10

Over 2 and up to (& including) 3

7

6

5

4

4

6

4

Over 3 and up to (& including) 4

8

9

10

8

6

9

4

Over 4 and up to (& including) 5

4

3

3

5

3

4

3

Over 5 and up to (& including) 6

10

6

6

9

5

7

5

Over 6 and up to (& including) 8

4

5

4

3

6

4

6

Over 8+

16

13

13

13

11

14

12

Consumed over 3 units

42

36

35

38

31

38

30

Consumed over 6 units

20

18

17

17

17

18

18

Mean units

3.9

3.3

3.4

3.7

3.0

3.6

3.0

Standard error of the mean

0.27

0.21

0.27

0.46

0.21

0.18

0.22

Bases (weighted):

620

732

622

680

666

2820

501

Bases (unweighted):

615

891

747

672

654

3074

505