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Ireland. Department of Health. (2017) Healthy Ireland survey 2017 summary of findings. Dublin: Stationery Office.

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This report provides an overview of results from the third wave of the Healthy Ireland Survey, an annual interviewer administered face-to-face survey commissioned by the Department of Health.

 

The third wave consists of 7,487 interviews conducted with a representative sample of the population aged 15 and older living in Ireland

 

Alcohol

  • Three-quarters have drunk alcohol in the past year, with over half (54%) of drinkers drinking at least once a week
  • 39% of drinkers indicate that they drink six or more standard drinks (binge drinking) on a typical drinking occasion
  • 19% of drinkers indicate that during the past 12 months they have had feelings of guilt or remorse after drinking
  • 10% of drinkers have failed to do what was normally expected from them in the past 12 months because of drinking
Date:24 October 2017
Pages:54 p.
Publisher:Stationery Office
Corporate Creators:Ireland. Department of Health
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence of drugs and alcohol use > Drugs and alcohol use behaviour > Alcohol consumption > Binge drinking
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking)
G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
G Health and disease > State of health > Mental health
G Health and disease > Public health
G Health and disease > Drugs and alcohol disorder > Alcohol use
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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