Publication - Statistics

Scottish Health Survey 2013 - volume 2: technical report

Published: 2 Dec 2014
ISBN:
9781784129439

Presents information on the methodology and fieldwork for the Scottish Health Survey 2013.

419 page PDF

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419 page PDF

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Scottish Health Survey 2013 - volume 2: technical report
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Table 1.12 True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for alcohol variables

2013, 2012/2013 combined

% (p) / Mean

Sample size (un-weighted)

True standard error

95% confidence interval

Design Factor

lower

upper

Men

Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level, 2013

Non-drinker

12.3

2108

0.89

10.7

14.2

1.30

Moderate (up to and including 21)

65.5

2108

1.17

63.1

67.7

1.18

Hazardous/harmful (over 21)

22.2

2108

1.07

20.2

24.4

1.24

Mean number of alcohol units usually consumed per week

13.7

2108

0.48

12.7

14.6

1.24

Units consumed on heaviest drinking day, 2013

Drinks more than 4 units on heaviest drinking day

39.7

2082

1.27

37.2

42.2

1.19

Drinks more than 8 units on heaviest drinking day

24.5

2082

1.18

22.3

26.9

1.25

Mean number of alcohol units on heaviest drinking day

5.2

2082

0.19

4.8

5.6

1.31

Adherence to weekly and daily drinking advice, 2013

Never drunk alcohol

5.3

2061

0.74

4.0

6.9

1.57

Ex drinker

7.3

2061

0.61

6.2

8.6

1.11

Drinks outwith government guidelines

45.1

2061

1.26

42.6

47.6

1.21

Drinks within government guidelines

42.3

2061

1.28

39.8

44.9

1.24

AUDIT scores, 2012/2013 combined

Low risk drinking/abstinence (0-7)

75.3

3816

0.94

73.4

77.1

1.40

Hazardous drinking (8-15)

20.7

3816

0.84

19.1

22.4

1.34

Harmful drinking (16-19)

2.3

3816

0.33

1.8

3.1

1.42

Possible alcohol dependence (20+)

1.7

3816

0.27

1.2

2.3

1.35

Women

Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level, 2013

Non-drinker

19.9

2724

0.96

18.1

21.9

1.21

Moderate (up to and including 21)

64.5

2724

1.08

62.3

66.6

1.13

Hazardous/harmful (over 21)

15.6

2724

0.80

14.1

17.2

1.11

Mean number of alcohol units usually consumed per week

6.8

2724

0.25

6.3

7.3

1.13

Units consumed on heaviest drinking day, 2013

Drinks more than 4 units on heaviest drinking day

31.2

2721

1.16

28.9

33.5

1.30

Drinks more than 8 units on heaviest drinking day

14.7

2721

0.84

13.2

16.5

1.23

Mean number of alcohol units on heaviest drinking day

2.8

2721

0.10

2.6

3.0

1.23

Adherence to weekly and daily drinking advice, 2013

Never drunk alcohol

9.8

2702

0.72

8.4

11.3

1.20

Ex drinker

10.4

2702

0.64

9.2

11.7

1.05

Drinks outwith government guidelines

35.1

2702

1.16

32.9

37.4

1.22

Drinks within government guidelines

44.7

2702

1.18

42.4

47.0

1.18

AUDIT scores, 2012/2013 combined

Low risk drinking/abstinence (0-7)

88.5

4949

0.59

87.3

89.6

1.26

Hazardous drinking (8-15)

9.9

4949

0.56

8.9

11.1

1.27

Harmful drinking (16-19)

0.9

4949

0.18

0.6

1.3

1.29

Possible alcohol dependence (20+)

0.7

4949

0.15

0.5

1.1

1.20


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