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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume two: technical report

Published: 20 Sep 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786524607

Details of the methodology and fieldwork for the Scottish Health Survey 2015.

425 page PDF

29.7MB

425 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume two: technical report
Table 1.13 True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for alcohol variables

425 page PDF

29.7MB

Table 1.13 True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for alcohol variables

2015, 2014/2015 combined
% (p) / Mean Sample size (un-weighted) True standard error 95% confidence interval Design Factor
lower upper
Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level, 2015
Men Non-drinker 14 2212 0.9 11.8 15.4 1.32
Moderate (up to and including 14 units) 51 2212 1.4 47.8 53.2 1.32
Hazardous / harmful (over 14 units) 36 2212 1.4 33.4 38.7 1.38
Women Non-drinker 18 2723 0.9 16.1 19.7 1.24
Moderate (up to and including 14 units) 66 2723 1.1 63.5 67.7 1.16
Hazardous / harmful (over 14 units) 17 2723 0.9 14.9 18.4 1.24
Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level (mean units per adult drinker), 2015
Men Mean number of alcohol units usually consumed per week 17.2 2003 0.69 15.8 18.5 1.33
Women Mean number of alcohol units usually consumed per week 8.7 2077 0.30 8.2 9.3 1.10
Drinks more than 4 units on heaviest drinking day, 2015
Men Drinks more than 4 units on heaviest drinking day 26 2170 1.3 23.1 28.2 1.38
Drinks more than 8 units on heaviest drinking day, 2015
Men Drinks more than 8 units on heaviest drinking day 32 2706 1.1 29.6 33.7 1.18
Drinks more than 3 units on heaviest drinking day, 2015
Women Drinks more than 3 units on heaviest drinking day 32 2706 1.1 29.6 33.7 1.18
Drinks more than 6 units on heaviest drinking day, 2015
Women Drinks more than 6 units on heaviest drinking day 14 2706 0.8 12.8 16.1 1.23
Mean units per adult drinker on heaviest drinking day, 2015
Men Mean number of alcohol units on heaviest drinking day 8.6 1362 0.29 8.1 9.2 1.45
Women Mean number of alcohol units on heaviest drinking day 5.7 1376 0.26 5.2 6.2 1.41
AUDIT scores, 2014/2015 combined
Men Low risk drinking / abstenence (0-7) 75 3812 1.0 73.4 77.2 1.45
Hazardous drinking (8-15) 21 3812 0.9 19.2 22.6 1.39
Harmful drinking (16-19) 2 3812 0.3 1.7 2.9 1.37
Possible alcohol dependence (20+) 2 3812 0.3 1.1 2.2 1.40
Women Low risk drinking / abstenence (0-7) 88 4827 0.6 87.0 89.5 1.32
Hazardous drinking (8-15) 10 4827 0.6 9.1 11.4 1.29
Harmful drinking (16-19) 1 4827 0.2 0.6 1.3 1.27
Possible alcohol dependence (20+) 1 4827 0.2 0.4 1.0 1.38

Contact

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