Table 2

Self-Perceived drinking category by drinking pattern

Weighted count=5053All drinkers
(n=5053)
Low-risk drinkers
(n=2634)
Regular RSOD drinkers
(n=1890)
Dependent drinkers
(n=529)
All drinkers
 Light/moderate3584 (70.9)2208 (83.8)1198 (63.4)179 (33.8)
 Light/moderate and sometimes binge1348 (26.7)419 (15.9)663 (35.1)266 (50.3)
 Heavy drinker121 (2.4)7 (0.3)29 (1.5)85 (16.0)
Male drinkers
 Light/moderate1726 (66.4)812 (82.2)802 (62.6)111 (33.5)
 Light/moderate and sometimes binge783 (30.1)172 (17.5)453 (35.4)159 (47.7)
 Heavy drinker91 (3.5)3 (0.3)26 (2.0)62 (18.7)
Female drinkers
 Light/moderate1859 (75.8)1395 (84.8)395 (64.9)68 (34.2)
 Light/moderate and sometimes binge565 (23.0)246 (15.0)210 (34.6)108 (54.4)
 Heavy drinker30 (1.2)4 (0.2)3 (0.5)23 (11.4)
  • RSOD, risky single occasion drinking.