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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 2.7 Units consumed on heaviest drinking day, 2014, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2014
Alcohol units per day Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
  % % % % % % % %
Men
Units consumed on heaviest drinking day (HDD)
Consumed over 4 units on HDD 40 42 42 47 44 40 18 41
Consumed over 8 units on HDD 28 27 26 28 21 22 5 24
Mean units on HDD 6.4 5.8 6.2 6.1 5.2 4.6 2.2 5.5
SE of the mean 0.95 0.61 0.59 0.40 0.41 0.32 0.22 0.21
Women
Units consumed on heaviest drinking day (HDD)
Consumed over 3 units on HDD 39 33 39 45 34 17 9 33
Consumed over 6 units on HDD 22 22 21 21 13 5 1 16
Mean units on HDD 4.7 3.3 3.5 3.8 2.9 1.7 0.9 3.1
SE of the mean 0.91 0.29 0.24 0.27 0.23 0.15 0.09 0.15
All Adults
Units consumed on heaviest drinking day (HDD)
Consumed over 3/4 units on HDD 39 38 41 46 39 28 13 37
Consumed over 6/8 units on HDD 25 24 23 24 17 13 2 20
Mean units 5.5 4.5 4.8 4.9 4.0 3.1 1.4 4.2
SE of the mean 0.67 0.36 0.32 0.27 0.25 0.18 0.11 0.14
Bases (weighted):
Men 278 346 334 407 339 260 173 2137
Women 294 368 370 440 365 291 251 2379
All adults 572 714 704 846 704 551 425 4517
Bases (unweighted):
Men 180 244 291 354 350 356 226 2001
Women 218 331 413 427 437 415 311 2552
All adults 398 575 704 781 787 771 537 4553

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