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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report

Published: 20 Sep 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786524614

Findings and trends of the Scottish Health Survey 2015, providing information on the health of people living in Scotland.

Contents
Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report
Table 4.8 AUDIT scores, 2014/2015 combined, by age and sex

Table 4.8 AUDIT scores, 2014/2015 combined, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2014/2015 combined
AUDIT score Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Men
Low risk drinking or abstinence (0-7) 60 65 77 76 80 86 95 75
Hazardous drinking (8-15) 33 30 21 20 16 12 5 21
Harmful drinking (16-19) 4 4 1 2 2 1 0 2
Possible alcohol dependence (20+) 3 1 1 2 2 1 0 2
Score of 8 or more 40 35 23 24 20 14 5 25
Score of 16 or more 7 5 2 4 4 2 1 4
Women
Low risk drinking or abstinence (0-7) 71 85 88 88 94 97 99 88
Hazardous drinking (8-15) 24 14 11 10 5 2 0 10
Harmful drinking (16-19) 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
Possible alcohol dependence (20+) 1 1 1 0 0 0 - 1
Score of 8 or more 29 15 12 12 6 3 1 12
Score of 16 or more 5 1 1 1 1 1 0 1
All Adults
Low risk drinking or abstinence (0-7) 65 75 82 82 87 92 98 82
Hazardous drinking (8-15) 28 22 16 15 10 7 2 15
Harmful drinking (16-19) 4 2 1 1 1 1 0 2
Possible alcohol dependence (20+) 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1
Score of 8 or more 35 25 18 18 13 8 2 18
Score of 16 or more 6 3 2 2 2 1 0 3
Bases (weighted):
Men 578 667 663 778 647 491 298 4122
Women 586 709 700 843 702 554 434 4529
All adults 1164 1376 1363 1622 1349 1045 732 8651
Bases (unweighted):
Men 361 436 567 681 688 672 407 3812
Women 405 626 750 854 856 787 549 4827
All adults 766 1062 1317 1535 1544 1459 956 8639

Contact

Email: Julie Landsberg, julie.landsberg@gov.scot