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Scottish Health Survey: Revised Alcohol Consumption Estimates 2003

DescriptionDetailed update of the analysis included in the 2003 Scottish Health Survey alcohol chapter (for adults - Volume 2: Chapter 1 and one table from the children's report - Volume 3: Chapter 1) published in November 2005.
ISBN9780755958009
Official Print Publication DateJune 2008
Website Publication DateJune 24, 2008

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The calculation of these revised figures was specified and commissioned by NHS Health Scotland 1 managed by NHS Health Scotland 1 and the Scottish Government, 2 and undertaken by the Scottish Centre for Social Research. The production of this report was managed by the Scottish Government. 2
1Sonnda Catto
2Julie Ramsay

Principal authors:

Catherine Bromley 4, Joan Corbett 4, Bob Erens 5 and Alison Moody 5.
4Scottish Centre for Social Research
5National Centre for Social Research

Contents

Authors' Acknowledgements

Foreword

Headlines

Summary of Revisions
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Methods
1.3 Estimated Weekly Consumption
1.4 Estimated Daily Consumption
1.5 Problem Drinking and Physical Dependency on Alcohol
1.6 Social Context of Drinking
1.7 Children's Alcohol Consumption

References and Notes

TABLE LIST

1.1 Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level, by age and sex*

1.1A Comparison of original and revised estimates of usual weekly alcohol consumption level, by age and sex*

1.2 Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level, 1995, 1998 and 2003, by age and sex

1.3 Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level (observed and age-standardised), by NS-SEC of household reference person and sex*

1.3A Comparison of original and revised estimates of usual weekly alcohol consumption level (observed), by NS-SEC of household reference person and sex*

1.4 Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level (observed and age-standardised), by equivalised household income quintile and sex*

1.4A Comparison of original and revised estimates of usual weekly alcohol consumption level (observed), by equivalised household income quintile and sex*

1.5 Estimated usual weekly alcohol consumption level (observed and age-standardised), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile and sex*

1.5A Comparison of original and revised estimates of usual weekly alcohol consumption level (observed), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile and sex*

1.6 Reported usual frequency of drinking alcohol in the last year, by age and sex

1.7 Estimated mean weekly alcohol units of different types of drinks, by age and sex*

1.7A Comparison of original and revised estimates of mean weekly alcohol units of different types of drinks, by age and sex*

1.8 Estimated alcohol consumption level on heaviest drinking day in past week, by age and sex†

1.8A Comparison of original and revised estimates of alcohol consumption level on heaviest drinking day in past week, by age and sex†

1.10 Estimated alcohol consumption level on heaviest drinking day in past week (observed and age-standardised), by NS-SEC of household reference person and sex†

1.10A Comparison of original and revised estimates of alcohol consumption level on heaviest drinking day in past week (observed), by NS-SEC of household reference person and sex†

1.11 Estimated alcohol consumption level on heaviest drinking day in past week (observed and age-standardised), by equivalised household income quintile and sex†

1.11A Comparison of original and revised estimates of alcohol consumption level on heaviest drinking day in past week (observed), by equivalised household income quintile and sex†

1.12 Estimated alcohol consumption level on heaviest drinking day in past week (observed and age-standardised), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile and sex†

1.12A Comparison of original and revised estimates of alcohol consumption level on heaviest drinking day in past week (observed), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile and sex†

1.14 Potential problem drinking indicators, by age and sex

1.15 Problem drinking, 1998 and 2003, by age and sex

1.16 Usual places to drink, by age and sex

1.17 Usual drinking company, by age and sex

1.18 Children's alcohol consumption in the past week, by age and sex - original and revised conversion factors*

* These tables have been updated with new unit calculations

† These tables have been updated with new unit calculations and use revised thresholds for reporting consumption levels

Tables 1.9 (1998-2003 trend data) and 1.13 (Scotland and England comparative data) can be found in the chapter in the 2005 report. The data in those tables have not been updated to reflect the new unit calculations or thresholds.