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Scottish Health Survey 2015 - volume 1: main report

Findings and trends of the Scottish Health Survey 2015, providing information on the health of people living in Scotland.

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Table 4.7 Number of days on which drank alcohol in the past week, 2015, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over and drank alcohol in past week 2015
% who drank on >5 days / mean number of days drank alcohol in last weeka Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
  % % % % % % % %
Men
Number of days on which drank alcohol in the past week a
Drank on >5 days 3 9 10 13 15 25 37 14
Mean number of days 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.7 3.1 3.5 3.9 2.8
SE of the mean 0.16 0.18 0.14 0.14 0.13 0.16 0.20 0.06
Women
Number of days on which drank alcohol in the past week a
Drank on >5 days 2 1 5 7 11 17 26 8
Mean number of days 1.7 1.8 2.1 2.3 2.6 3.0 3.4 2.3
SE of the mean 0.12 0.10 0.11 0.10 0.12 0.17 0.22 0.05
All Adults
Number of days on which drank alcohol in the past week a
Drank on >5 days 3 5 7 10 13 22 32 11
Mean number of days 2.0 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.9 3.3 3.7 2.6
SE of the mean 0.10 0.11 0.10 0.09 0.10 0.14 0.16 0.05
Bases (weighted):
Men 190 255 250 299 253 189 100 1537
Women 169 216 219 290 233 154 89 1370
All adults 359 471 469 589 486 343 189 2907
Bases (unweighted):
Men 107 156 207 269 273 261 148 1421
Women 102 177 212 295 289 218 117 1410
All adults 209 333 419 564 562 479 265 2831

a Of those who drank alcohol in the last week

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