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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 3.13 Potential problem drinking indicators, 1998, 2003, 2008, by age and sex

Table 3.13 Potential problem drinking indicators, 1998, 2003, 2008, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over and current drinker
1998, 2003, 2008

Number of problem drinking indicators

Age

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

Total
16-74

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

1998

0 problems

60

67

72

71

77

76

-

70

1 problem

24

18

17

20

13

16

-

18

2+ problems

16

15

12

9

9

7

-

12

2003

0 problems

68

65

69

70

71

77

83

69

1 problem

19

16

18

17

19

18

13

18

2+ problems

12

19

13

13

10

5

4

13

2008

0 problems

55

62

62

67

70

78

86

63

1 problem

22

17

22

21

19

15

8

20

2+ problems

23

20

16

13

11

8

6

16

Women

1998

0 problems

77

87

84

86

88

94

-

85

1 problem

15

8

10

10

9

4

-

10

2+ problems

8

5

6

4

4

2

-

5

2003

0 problems

76

77

79

78

84

89

92

80

1 problem

15

14

13

16

12

8

5

13

2+ problems

10

9

8

6

4

3

3

7

2008

0 problems

60

68

73

74

80

89

96

71

1 problem

23

17

18

17

16

9

2

18

2+ problems

17

14

9

9

4

1

2

11

Bases (weighted):

Men 1998

653

868

821

683

497

356

-

3878

Men 2003

477

551

694

625

525

363

201

3236

Men 2008

390

400

455

461

388

238

137

2094

Women 1998

595

810

765

630

426

293

-

3519

Women 2003

446

593

720

622

506

379

311

3267

Women 2008

368

372

488

463

372

237

142

2063

Bases (unweighted):

Men 1998

363

692

746

596

556

434

-

3387

Men 2003

275

411

670

570

583

457

252

2966

Men 2008

203

263

371

438

422

329

190

1697

Women 1998

469

832

850

691

526

446

-

3814

Women 2003

327

538

786

711

660

443

326

3465

Women 2008

270

351

518

492

460

311

165

2091