Table 3.6: Number of days on which adult drinkers drank alcohol in the past week, 2017/2018 combined, by age and sex

Base: Aged 16 and over and drank alcohol in past week 2017/2018 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 Drank on >5 days 1 4 6 13 17 25 32 13
Mean number of days 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.9 3.2 3.6 3.9 2.9
SE of the mean 0.14 0.11 0.09 0.12 0.11 0.12 0.16 0.05
Women Drank on >5 days 0 2 5 8 13 18 24 9
Mean number of days 1.8 1.9 2.1 2.5 2.9 3.0 3.3 2.5
SE of the mean 0.10 0.09 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.12 0.18 0.04
All adults Drank on >5 days 1 3 5 11 15 22 28 11
Mean number of days 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.7 3.0 3.4 3.6 2.7
SE of the mean 0.09 0.08 0.07 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.13 0.04
Unweighted bases Men 140 277 264 398 450 426 238 2193
Women 159 277 382 495 486 384 170 2353
All adults 299 554 646 893 936 810 408 4546
Weighted bases Men 280 438 357 463 425 324 181 2468
Women 235 317 341 460 383 266 144 2144
All adults 515 755 697 923 808 590 324 4612

a Of those who drank alcohol in the last week


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