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Scottish Health Survey 2014 - volume 1: main report

Presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2014, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.

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Table 2.2 Estimated units consumed on heaviest drinking day, 2003 to 2014

Aged 16 and over 2003 to 2014
Alcohol units per day 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
  % % % % % % % %
Men
Units consumed on heaviest drinking day (HDD)
Consumed over 4 units on HDD 45 44 44 43 41 42 40 41
Consumed over 8 units on HDD 29 27 26 26 25 25 25 24
Mean units on HDD 6.5 6.2 5.9 6.0 5.5 5.6 5.2 5.5
SE of the mean 0.18 0.19 0.17 0.21 0.15 0.21 0.19 0.21
Women
Units consumed on heaviest drinking day (HDD)
Consumed over 3 units on HDD 37 36 34 33 34 30 31 33
Consumed over 6 units on HDD 19 18 17 16 17 15 15 16
Mean units on HDD 3.6 3.5 3.2 3.1 3.2 2.8 2.8 3.1
SE of the mean 0.10 0.14 0.09 0.09 0.09 0.11 0.10 0.15
All Adults
Units consumed on heaviest drinking day (HDD)
Consumed over 3/4 units on HDDb 41 40 39 38 37 36 35 37
Consumed over 6/8 units on HDD 24 22 21 21 20 20 19 20
Mean units 4.9 4.8 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.0 4.2
SE of the mean 0.12 0.13 0.10 0.12 0.10 0.13 0.12 0.14
Bases (weighted):
Men 3819 3015 3521 3386 3549 2264 2270 2137
Women 4254 3320 3865 3710 3860 2460 2498 2379
All adults 8073 6335 7385 7096 7409 4724 4768 4517
Bases (unweighted):
Men 3580 2801 3244 3066 3242 2104 2082 2001
Women 4507 3579 4202 4083 4217 2659 2721 2552
All adults 8087 6380 7446 7149 7459 4763 4803 4553

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