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Table 4.7 AUDIT scores, 2012 to 2017

Aged 16 and over 2012 - 2017
AUDIT score 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  % % % % % %
Men
Low risk drinking or abstinence (0-7) 75 75 77 74 78 75
Hazardous drinking (8-15) 21 21 20 22 19 22
Harmful drinking (16-19) 3 2 2 3 2 1
Possible alcohol dependence (20+) 1 2 1 2 1 2
Score of 8 or more 25 25 23 26 22 25
Score of 16 or more 4 4 3 4 3 3
Women
Low risk drinking or abstinence (0-7) 87 90 88 89 87 90
Hazardous drinking (8-15) 11 9 10 10 12 9
Harmful drinking (16-19) 1 1 1 1 1 0
Possible alcohol dependence (20+) 1 0 1 1 1 0
Score of 8 or more 13 10 12 11 13 10
Score of 16 or more 2 1 2 1 1 1
All adults
Low risk drinking or abstinence (0-7) 81 83 82 82 82 83
Hazardous drinking (8-15) 16 15 15 16 16 16
Harmful drinking (16-19) 2 1 2 2 1 1
Possible alcohol dependence (20+) 1 1 1 1 1 1
Score of 8 or more 19 17 18 18 18 17
Score of 16 or more 3 2 3 3 2 2
Bases (weighted):
Men 2033 2107 2004 2115 1845 1516
Women 2232 2336 2202 2324 2010 1649
All adults 4265 4444 4207 4439 3854 3165
Bases (unweighted):
Men 1877 1939 1854 1958 1686 1359
Women 2408 2541 2377 2450 2181 1816
All adults 4285 4480 4231 4408 3867 3175

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