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 8.6 GHQ12 scores (age-standardised), 2013-2016 combined, by alcohol consumption and sex

Table 8.6 GHQ12 scores (age-standardised), 2013-2016 combined, by alcohol consumption and sex

Aged 16 and over 2013-2016 combined
GHQ12 scorea Alcohol consumptionb
Non-drinker Ex-drinker Moderate Hazardous Harmful
% % % % %
Men
0 54 52 65 71 61
1-3 28 25 22 19 23
4 or more 18 23 13 10 16
Women
0 46 39 60 62 48
1-3 32 30 25 26 27
4 or more 22 31 15 12 24
All adults
0 49 45 62 67 58
1-3 31 28 23 22 24
4 or more 20 28 14 11 18
Bases (weighted):
Men 401 618 4198 2028 781
Women 691 893 5745 1233 253
All adults 1092 1511 9944 3261 1034
Bases (unweighted):
Men 331 653 3885 1810 741
Women 747 1013 6226 1287 266
All adults 1078 1666 10111 3097 1007

a GHQ 12 scores range from 0 to 12. Scores of 4 or more indicate low wellbeing / possible psychiatric disorder
b Non-drinkers: never drank; Ex-drinker: used to drink but stopped/ doesn’t currently drink; moderate drinker 0 up to 14; Hazardous> 14 units and up to 35 units; Harmful> 35 units


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