Publication - Statistics

Scottish Health Survey 2017 - volume one: main report

Published: 25 Sep 2018
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care, Research, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787812178

Presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2017, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.

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

Contact

Julie.Landsberg@gov.scot