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Table 4.6 Number of days on which adult drinkers drank alcohol in the past week, 2016/2017 combined, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over and drank alcohol in past week 2016/2017 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 4 7 14 18 27 35 14
Mean number of days 2.3 2.1 2.4 3.0 3.3 3.6 3.9 2.9
SE of the mean 0.18 0.10 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.18 0.05
Women
Number of days on which drank alcohol in the past weeka
Drank on >5 days 6 1 4 9 12 20 27 10
Mean number of days 2.1 1.8 2.1 2.5 2.9 3.1 3.3 2.5
SE of the mean 0.23 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.13 0.19 0.05
All adults
Number of days on which drank alcohol in the past weeka
Drank on >5 days 6 3 5 12 15 24 31 12
Mean number of days 2.2 2.0 2.2 2.7 3.1 3.4 3.6 2.7
SE of the mean 0.15 0.08 0.07 0.08 0.08 0.10 0.14 0.04
Bases (weighted):
Men 296 412 343 465 413 321 171 2421
Women 268 303 325 432 394 248 137 2108
All adults 564 715 669 897 807 569 308 4529
Bases (unweighted):
Men 160 276 272 393 452 408 216 2177
Women 174 273 360 471 491 353 155 2277
All adults 334 549 632 864 943 761 371 4454

a Of those who drank alcohol in the last week


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