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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 9.1 Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level (age-standardised), 2003 to 2014, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2003 to 2014
Alcohol units per weeka 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
% % % % % % % %
Men
Hazardous / harmful drinking
5th (least deprived) 35 31 30 31 25 25 25 23
4th 33 32 27 25 30 20 25 21
3rd 33 28 28 26 23 27 21 25
2nd 32 27 24 28 24 23 19 22
1st (most deprived) 30 31 25 26 22 27 23 23
Mean units per week
5th (least deprived) 20.0 16.8 16.9 15.8 15.0 15.3 14.0 13.7
4th 20.2 18.3 16.3 15.2 16.2 15.4 14.4 14.1
3rd 19.4 16.4 19.6 15.1 14.2 14.5 14.4 13.4
2nd 18.0 16.5 15.9 15.7 14.4 14.3 12.3 13.3
1st (most deprived) 20.1 20.1 18.9 17.6 15.3 16.5 13.8 13.1
SE of the mean
5th (least deprived) 1.10 0.95 0.91 0.92 0.85 0.96 0.87 0.97
4th 1.33 1.03 0.93 1.06 0.89 1.67 1.09 0.92
3rd 1.07 0.96 3.25 1.09 0.82 1.06 1.14 1.18
2nd 1.04 1.06 1.38 0.98 0.84 1.40 1.00 1.10
1st (most deprived) 1.54 1.64 1.83 1.22 1.22 1.79 1.21 1.17
Women
Hazardous / harmful drinking
5th (least deprived) 32 25 23 23 22 22 20 21
4th 26 23 19 20 19 20 17 20
3rd 21 20 18 19 21 17 17 16
2nd 20 18 15 13 15 16 12 16
1st (most deprived) 18 16 16 15 13 13 11 12
Mean units per week
5th (least deprived) 10.3 9.3 8.9 8.8 8.9 8.7 8.4 8.5
4th 11.0 8.8 8.0 7.9 7.8 9.5 7.2 7.9
3rd 8.3 8.9 8.3 7.8 8.2 7.2 7.4 7.3
2nd 7.9 7.4 7.1 5.5 6.3 6.6 5.2 7.1
1st (most deprived) 7.4 7.9 6.6 7.6 5.7 6.1 5.3 5.7
SE of the mean
5th (least deprived) 0.47 0.60 0.43 0.49 0.52 0.72 0.60 0.66
4th 1.03 0.60 0.78 0.42 0.48 1.15 0.47 0.51
3rd 0.45 0.99 0.60 0.48 0.50 0.64 0.63 1.04
2nd 0.59 0.52 0.47 0.40 0.46 0.51 0.38 0.93
1st (most deprived) 0.59 0.65 0.48 0.66 0.41 0.67 0.55 0.48
All adults
Hazardous / harmful drinking
5th (least deprived) 34 28 27 27 24 23 23 22
4th 30 27 23 23 24 20 21 20
3rd 27 24 23 22 22 22 19 20
2nd 26 22 20 20 19 20 15 19
1st (most deprived) 23 23 20 20 17 19 16 17
Mean units per week
5th (least deprived) 15.0 12.8 12.8 12.2 11.9 11.9 11.3 11.1
4th 15.5 13.6 12.1 11.4 11.9 12.4 10.6 10.8
3rd 13.6 12.4 13.7 11.3 10.9 10.7 10.8 10.2
2nd 12.6 11.7 11.4 10.3 10.1 10.3 8.6 9.9
1st (most deprived) 13.1 13.5 12.0 12.2 10.3 10.8 9.1 9.3
SE of the mean
5th (least deprived) 0.66 0.58 0.56 0.59 0.58 0.67 0.63 0.66
4th 0.85 0.69 0.66 0.60 0.55 1.03 0.64 0.55
3rd 0.64 0.73 1.63 0.62 0.55 0.70 0.71 0.99
2nd 0.63 0.63 0.79 0.54 0.54 0.73 0.54 0.73
1st (most deprived) 0.77 0.87 0.86 0.67 0.68 0.91 0.65 0.70
Bases (weighted):
Men - 5th (least deprived) 809 543 778 646 671 478 521 486
Men - 4th 812 710 782 703 788 474 460 462
Men - 3rd 745 567 673 668 743 464 482 404
Men - 2nd 742 630 729 688 662 459 462 416
Men - 1st (most deprived) 685 559 614 687 686 381 382 400
Women - 5th (least deprived) 877 613 840 678 716 518 496 485
Women - 4th 852 712 787 750 812 481 512 526
Women - 3rd 816 641 735 720 871 508 524 453
Women - 2nd 841 688 776 774 721 494 495 491
Women - 1st (most deprived) 830 660 777 789 752 465 476 434
All adults - 5th (least deprived) 1686 1156 1619 1324 1387 996 1018 971
All adults - 4th 1664 1422 1569 1452 1600 955 972 988
All adults - 3rd 1561 1208 1408 1388 1615 972 1005 857
All adults - 2nd 1583 1318 1505 1462 1383 953 957 907
All adults - 1st (most deprived) 1515 1220 1391 1476 1439 846 858 834
Bases (unweighted):
Men - 5th (least deprived) 706 466 644 504 553 437 403 398
Men - 4th 786 711 762 678 799 493 442 444
Men - 3rd 789 601 694 608 710 479 500 471
Men - 2nd 688 561 610 602 572 390 437 388
Men - 1st (most deprived) 589 455 566 671 605 296 326 327
Women - 5th (least deprived) 858 596 814 656 719 540 470 477
Women - 4th 964 869 927 865 996 592 592 566
Women - 3rd 963 758 880 792 958 601 660 551
Women - 2nd 880 709 781 805 749 504 550 533
Women - 1st (most deprived) 817 644 830 956 798 420 452 437
All adults - 5th (least deprived) 1564 1062 1458 1160 1272 977 873 875
All adults - 4th 1750 1580 1689 1543 1795 1085 1034 1010
All adults - 3rd 1752 1359 1574 1400 1668 1080 1160 1022
All adults - 2nd 1568 1270 1391 1407 1321 894 987 921
All adults - 1st (most deprived) 1406 1099 1396 1627 1403 716 778 764

a Non-drinker: no units per week; Moderate: >0 units and up to 21 units for men / 14 units for women; Hazardous / harmful: more than 21 units for men / 14 units for women

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