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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 3.11 Estimated odds ratios for exceeding the recommended daily alcohol limit on heaviest drinking day in past week, by associated risk factors and sex

Table 3.11 Estimated odds ratios for exceeding the recommended daily alcohol limit on heaviest drinking day in past week, by associated risk factors and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Independent variables

Men (exceeding 4 units)

Women (exceeding 3 units)

Base (weighted)

3029

Odds Ratio

95% Confidence interval

Base (weighted)

3349

Odds Ratio

95% Confidence interval

Age

(p<0.001)

(p<0.001)

16-24

414

1

418

1

25-34

477

0.84

0.54, 1.30

486

0.63

0.43, 0.90

35-44

563

0.62

0.42, 0.93

616

0.57

0.40, 0.82

45-54

553

0.67

0.45, 0.98

591

0.48

0.33, 0.70

55-64

478

0.52

0.34, 0.78

504

0.38

0.27, 0.55

65-74

326

0.32

0.21, 0.48

384

0.15

0.10, 0.23

75+

217

0.13

0.08, 0.21

350

0.06

0.03, 0.11

Equivalised annual household income quintile

(p=0.001)

(p=0.001)

1 st (highest)

649

1

611

1

2 nd

553

0.72

0.54, 0.97

570

0.72

0.54, 0.96

3 rd

575

0.64

0.47, 0.87

584

0.70

0.52, 0.96

4 th

419

0.57

0.41, 0.81

544

0.53

0.39, 0.73

5 th (lowest)

434

0.42

0.30, 0.59

567

0.44

0.31, 0.62

Not categorised

399

0.56

0.39, 0.80

474

0.55

0.39, 0.76

Parental NS-SECa

(p=0.001)

(p=0.013)

Managerial & professional

792

1

782

1

Intermediate

225

1.62

1.12, 2.34

283

1.20

0.87, 1.67

Small employers & own account workers

247

0.90

0.63, 1.27

268

0.67

0.47, 0.95

Lower supervisory & technical

417

1.11

0.83, 1.49

448

0.98

0.75, 1.29

Semi-routine & routine

769

1.06

0.82, 1.36

1038

0.87

0.69, 1.11

Others/not known

579

0.59

0.44, 0.79

529

0.66

0.46, 0.95

a NS-SEC of participant's mother or father (whichever was higher) when they were aged 14