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 1.8 Number of days on which adults drank alcohol in the past week (age-standardised), 2015/2016 combined, by area deprivation and sex

Table 1.8 Number of days on which adults drank alcohol in the past week (age-standardised), 2015/2016 combined, by area deprivation 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 Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
% % % % %
Men
Number of days on which drank alcohol in the past weeka
Drank on >5 days 14 17 13 15 13
Mean number of days 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.5
SE of the mean 0.09 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.11
Women
Number of days on which drank alcohol in the past weeka
Drank on >5 days 12 11 7 7 6
Mean number of days 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.0
SE of the mean 0.12 0.09 0.08 0.09 0.09
All adults
Number of days on which drank alcohol in the past weeka
Drank on >5 days 13 14 11 11 10
Mean number of days 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.3
SE of the mean 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.08
Bases (weighted):
Men 620 607 604 551 489
Women 604 525 532 443 396
All adults 1224 1132 1136 993 885
Bases (unweighted):
Men 571 608 596 471 389
Women 636 620 593 424 359
All adults 1207 1228 1189 895 748

a Of those who drank alcohol in the last week


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