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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS): Alcohol Report 2015

Published: 25 Oct 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786525321

This report presents the alcohol findings from the 2015 wave of the Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS).

59 page PDF

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59 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS): Alcohol Report 2015
Appendix A: Changes to Alcohol questions

59 page PDF

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Appendix A: Changes to Alcohol questions

Eighteen drinking questions were removed from the survey in 2015. These were mainly in relation to quantifying intake of different types of alcohol:

  • 'During the last 7 days, how much NORMAL strength BEER, LAGER and CIDER have you drunk? By normal strength we mean beer/lager/cider which is less than 6% alcohol.'
  • 'Write in the boxes below the number of pints, half pints, large cans, small cans and bottles of NORMAL strength BEER, LAGER and CIDER drunk in the last 7 days.'
  • 'During the last 7 days, how much STRONG strength BEER, LAGER and CIDER have you drunk? By strong we mean beer/lager/cider which is more than 6% alcohol.'
  • 'Write in the boxes below the number of pints, half pints, large cans, small cans and bottles of STRONG strength BEER, LAGER and CIDER drunk in the last 7 days.'
  • 'During the last 7 days how much SHANDY have you drunk? Please do NOT include non-alcoholic shandy.'
  • 'Write in the boxes below the number of pints, half pints, large cans and small cans of SHANDY drunk in the last 7 days.'
  • 'During the last 7 days, how much WINE have you drunk?'
  • 'Write in the box below the number of glasses of WINE drunk in the last 7 days.'
  • 'During the last 7 days, how much FORTIFIED/DESSERT or TONIC WINE have you drunk? This includes drinks such as: Buckfast; Thunderbird; Port. This type of wine is stronger and sweeter than ordinary wine. Please do not include Sherry here.'
  • 'Write in the box below the number of glasses of FORTIFIED/DESSERT/TONIC WINE drunk in the last 7 days.'
  • 'During the last 7 days, how much MARTINI and SHERRY have you drunk?'
  • 'Write in the box below, the number of glasses of MARTINI and SHERRY drunk in the last 7 days.'
  • 'During the last 7 days, how much SPIRITS and liqueurs have you drunk?'
  • 'Write in the box below, the number of glasses of SPIRITS and liqueurs drunk in the last 7 days.'
  • 'During the last 7 days, how many ALCOPOPS or PRE-MIXED ALCOHOLIC DRINKS have you drunk?'
  • 'Write in the boxes below the number of cans and bottles of ALCOPOPS or PRE-MIXED ALCOHOLIC DRINKS have you drunk in the last 7 days.'
  • 'What is the main reason you buy/get someone to buy you a certain type of alcohol?'
  • 'Does how much money you have available influence what type of alcohol you drink?'

No new questions were added and no questions were amended.


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