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Publication - Consultation Paper

Minimum unit pricing of alcohol: consultation documents

Published: 1 Dec 2017
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781788514460

A consultation is being held to gather views about the Scottish Government's preferred Minimum Unit Price of 50 pence per unit of alcohol.

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Minimum unit pricing of alcohol: consultation documents
Footnotes

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Footnotes

1. ABV is how the strength of an alcoholic drink is measured: the number stated as a % indicates the proportion of the alcoholic drink that is pure alcohol (ethanol)

2. Giles L, Robinson M. Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland's Alcohol Strategy: Monitoring Report 2017. Edinburgh: NHS Health Scotland; 2017

3. ONS (2017) Alcohol-related deaths in the UK: registered in 2015

4. Giles L, Robinson M. Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland's Alcohol Strategy: Monitoring Report 2017. Edinburgh: NHS Health Scotland; 2017

5. equivalent to an age-standardised rate of 685.2 inpatient stays per 100,000 population

6. The others are blood borne viruses (e.g. hepatitis B or C) and obesity

7. http://www.scotpho.org.uk/health-wellbeing-and-disease/chronic-liver-disease/key-points

8. Most and least deprived 10% as measured by the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation, SIMD

9. Giles L, Robinson M. Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland's Alcohol Strategy: Monitoring Report 2017. Edinburgh: NHS Health Scotland; 2017

10. Carnie, J. and Broderick, R. (2016) Prisoner Survey 2015, Scottish Prison Service

11. Scottish Government (2016) Scottish School Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey ( SALSUS) 2015: Alcohol Report, Edinburgh: NHS National Services Scotland

12. Sharp C, Marcinkiewicz A and Rutherford L (2014) Attitudes towards alcohol in Scotland: results from the 2013 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey Health Scotland

13. Giles L, Robinson M. Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland's Alcohol Strategy: Monitoring Report 2017. Edinburgh: NHS Health Scotland; 2017

14. You need to multiply by 100 because ABV is expressed as a percentage

15. https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/scharr/sections/ph/research/alpol/publications#scottish

16. https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/polopoly_fs/1.565373!/file/Scotland_report_2016.pdf

17. Meng Y, Brennan A, Holmes J, Hill-McManus D, Angus C, Purshouse R, Meier P. (2012) 'Model-based appraisal of alcohol minimum pricing and off-licensed trade discount bans in Scotland using the Sheffield Alcohol Policy Model (v.2): Second update based on newly available data' ScHARR, University of Sheffield

18. Supply chain is generally made up of producers, distributors and retailers

19. Scottish Government (2009) Changing Scotland's Relationship with Alcohol: A Framework for Action, http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/262905/0078610.pdf


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