Publication - Statistics

Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report

Published: 3 Oct 2017
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781788512763

Statistics relating to the health of people living in Scotland.

Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report
Table 1.7 Number of days on which adults drank alcohol in the past week, 2015/2016 combined, by age and sex

Table 1.7 Number of days on which adults drank alcohol in the past week, 2015/2016 combined, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over and drank alcohol in past week 2015/2016 combined
% 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 weeka
Drank on >5 days 6 7 9 14 17 26 37 15
Mean number of days 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.8 3.2 3.5 4.0 2.9
SE of the mean 0.16 0.11 0.11 0.10 0.10 0.11 0.16 0.05
Women
Number of days on which drank alcohol in the past weeka
Drank on >5 days 6 1 4 8 11 19 27 9
Mean number of days 2.0 1.8 2.1 2.4 2.7 3.0 3.4 2.4
SE of the mean 0.20 0.07 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.12 0.17 0.04
All adults
Number of days on which drank alcohol in the past weeka
Drank on >5 days 6 5 7 11 14 23 33 12
Mean number of days 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.6 3.0 3.3 3.7 2.7
SE of the mean 0.13 0.08 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.09 0.13 0.04
Bases (weighted):
Men 339 486 440 550 485 377 197 2873
Women 316 396 383 510 450 290 161 2507
All adults 656 881 823 1060 935 667 358 5380
Bases (unweighted):
Men 201 294 376 499 518 484 263 2635
Women 205 333 399 540 552 403 200 2632
All adults 406 627 775 1039 1070 887 463 5267

a Of those who drank alcohol in the last week


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