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Table 4.9 AUDIT scores (age-standardised), 2016/2017 combined, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2016/2017 combined
AUDIT score Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
  % % % % %
Men
Low risk drinking or abstinence (0-7) 79 76 75 77 75
Hazardous drinking (8-15) 19 22 22 20 19
Harmful drinking (16-19) 1 1 2 1 2
Possible alcohol dependence (20+) 1 1 1 2 3
Score of 8 or more 21 24 25 23 25
Score of 16 or more 2 2 3 3 5
Women
Low risk drinking or abstinence (0-7) 89 88 88 87 88
Hazardous drinking (8-15) 9 11 11 12 11
Harmful drinking (16-19) 1 0 0 0 1
Possible alcohol dependence (20+) 1 0 0 1 0
Score of 8 or more 11 12 12 13 12
Score of 16 or more 2 1 1 1 1
All adults
Low risk drinking or abstinence (0-7) 84 82 82 82 82
Hazardous drinking (8-15) 14 17 16 16 15
Harmful drinking (16-19) 1 1 1 1 1
Possible alcohol dependence (20+) 1 1 0 1 2
Score of 8 or more 16 18 18 18 18
Score of 16 or more 2 1 2 2 3
Bases (weighted):
Men 740 682 681 650 606
Women 785 681 747 711 733
All adults 1526 1363 1427 1361 1339
Bases (unweighted):
Men 658 703 674 547 463
Women 825 869 903 731 669
All adults 1483 1572 1577 1278 1132

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