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Table 2 Alcohol consumption on the heaviest drinking day in the last weeka

From: The effect of mode and context on survey results: Analysis of data from the Health Survey for England 2006 and the Boost Survey for London

  WOMEN MEN
  Core Boost P-value Core Boost P-value
Mean units of alcohol Units Units   Units Units  
Weighted 4.7 6.0 0.000 7.1 8.8 0.000
Matched 4.6 5.9 0.000 6.5 8.6 0.000
Proportion binge-drinking b % %   % %  
Weighted 33 44 0.003 34 50 0.000
Matched 33 42 0.005 31 48 0.000
N 358 1079   425 1167  
  1. a All participants aged 25 and over who drank in the last week
  2. b Drinking more than double the recommended daily limit (i.e. >8 units in men, >6 units in women).