Terms & Conditions of use of the National Alcohol Diary Survey Dataset

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Terms & Conditions of use of our National Alcohol Diary Survey dataset

These data pertain to the 2013 National Alcohol Diary Survey

The National Alcohol Diary Survey estimated the personal consumption of, and expenditure on, alcohol among the general population aged 18-75 years living in private households in Ireland. The survey included a comprehensive series of questions on both the rates and patterns of alcohol consumption in Ireland and on alcohol-related harm, and it involved interviewing 5,991 respondents in 3,897 households.

The survey was completed between July and October 2013, and achieved a household response rate of 67.2% and a within-household response rate of 77.1%.

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National Alcohol Diary Dataset Terms & Conditions
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National Alcohol Diary Survey Report Generator

Types of alcohol
Week prior to survey

Types of Alcohol consumed in the week prior to survey

Consumption by Type

Beer, Lager, Stout, Ale , etc. by Type.

Where Alcohol was drank
Week prior to survey

Location based alcohol related reports - in week prior to survey, Hotel/ Bar / Own home etc..

Place of drinking

Most popular drinking locations.

Volume by Location

Volumes of drink consumed in standard units (standard= 10g of alcohol).

Spend on Alcohol

Total spend on drink in €'s.

Drink Consumption totals
Week prior to survey

Week prior to survey

A measure by band in euros.

Week prior to survey males (only)

Number of standard (alcohol) drinks consumed by males in the week prior to the survey by age.

Week prior to survey females (only)

Number of standard (alcohol) drinks consumed by females in the week prior to the survey by age.

Drink Consumption totals
Year prior to survey

Figures related to 12 months prior to survey

Consumption totals

A measure by range of standard drinks.

Binge consumption

A measure by range of standard drinks.

Consequences
Year prior to survey

Various consequences based drink analysis

Missed work days

Number of days missed from work or study due to alcohol in the year prior to the survey.

Consequences to self

Consequences in the last year from own drinking.

Consequences to Self from others

Consequences in the last year to self from others’ drinking in the year prior to the survey.

Frequencies & Others
Week prior to survey

Day of drinking

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday etc.

Total Spend

How much was spent on alcohol in the week prior to survey.

Frequencies & Others
Year prior to survey

Frequency of Drinking

Frequency of alcohol consumption in the year prior to the survey.

Frequency of Binge

Frequency of risky single occassion drinking (binge) in the year prior to the survey.

Using the National Alcohol Diary Survey Interactive tables

The National Alcohol Diary Survey contained a number of questions relating to the survey respondents' drinking in the week and in the year prior to the survey. The survey collected demographic information (age, gender, area of residence etc.) on each respondent.
View instructions on how the National Alcohol Diary Survey Query system works here (pdf)