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Drinking last week among adults by gender and Government Office Region, 2008
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Great BritainPercentages
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RegionSexDrank last weekDrank on 5 or more days last weekDrank more than 4/3 units on at least one day5Drank more than 8/6 units on at least one day5Unweighted bases3Weighted bases (000s)
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EnglandAll adults6315331812,53036,149
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North EastAll adults631436186501,707
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North WestAll adults631339221,7004,906
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Yorkshire and the HumberAll adults671639251,3803,836
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East MidlandsAll adults651535161,2203,219
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West MidlandsAll adults601630151,3603,959
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East of EnglandAll adults661632161,5004,223
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LondonAll adults511427151,2104,692
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South EastAll adults671733182,0805,868
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South WestAll adults661832171,4203,740
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WalesAll adults571330148302,201
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ScotlandAll adults561131161,3103,751
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Great BritainAll adults6215331814,67042,102
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EnglandMen712038225,74016,827
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North EastMen71184020290777
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North WestMen691642267702,291
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Yorkshire and the HumberMen751943296301,794
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East MidlandsMen751939195801,556
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West MidlandsMen692035196201,824
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East of EnglandMen742138217102,049
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LondonMen581832205302,056
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South EastMen752136219602,769
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South WestMen752437216401,712
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WalesMen661835163901,055
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ScotlandMen651434195901,709
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Great BritainMen701937216,72019,591
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EnglandWomen561229156,79019,322
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North EastWomen57113316360930
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North WestWomen581136199202,651
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Yorkshire and the HumberWomen591336217502,042
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East MidlandsWomen551130136501,663
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West MidlandsWomen531226117402,135
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East of EnglandWomen591226117902,174
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LondonWomen451123126802,636
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South EastWomen601230141,1203,099
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South WestWomen581328157802,029
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WalesWomen48826114501,146
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ScotlandWomen49929137202,042
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Great BritainWomen551129147,95022,511
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1. Aged 16 and over.Updated method4
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2. Results for 2008 include longitudinal data (see Appendix A).
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3. Figures for unweighted bases have been rounded independently. The sum of component items does not therefore necessarily add to the totals shown.
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4. In 2008 a wine glass size question was added and used to calculate the number of units of wine consumed.
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Source:
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General Lifestyle Survey 2008. The Office For National Statistics
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