Statistical Table

Frequency of alcohol consumption by sex and age group, population aged 12 and over, Bas-Saint-Laurent and all of Québec, 2009-2010    

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Less than once a month 1 to 3 times a month Once a week 2 to 3 times a week 4 or more times a week





% CI1 at 95% % CI1 at 95% % CI1 at 95% % CI1 at 95% % CI1 at 95%

Bas-Saint-Laurent2
Total 17.9   14.5 - 21.8 24.3   19.5 - 29.1 23.0   18.4 - 27.6 21.6   18.0 - 25.2 13.2   10.2 - 16.7
    Males 11.4 * 7.5 - 16.3 23.9   17.4 - 31.4 21.8 * 15.3 - 29.6 27.9   21.7 - 34.0 15.0 * 10.7 - 20.2
    Females 25.1   19.6 - 30.7 24.7   19.8 - 29.7 24.3   18.3 - 31.1 14.7   10.8 - 19.3 11.2 * 7.3 - 16.1
  
Age group
    12-17 years 28.2 ** 14.8 - 45.2 56.7   40.6 - 71.8 x   .. x   .. x   ..
    18-24 years 12.2 ** 4.4 - 25.2 15.3 ** 6.0 - 29.8 32.4 ** 16.8 - 51.6 27.6 ** 14.0 - 45.1 12.5 ** 3.0 - 30.8
    25-44 years 18.2 * 11.5 - 26.5 14.0 * 8.6 - 21.0 29.6 * 18.8 - 42.5 26.4 * 18.1 - 36.2 11.8 ** 6.5 - 19.3
    45-64 years 10.5 ** 5.8 - 17.1 30.7 * 20.4 - 42.5 20.5 15.0 - 27.0 23.5 17.6 - 30.2 14.8 * 9.8 - 21.2
    65 years and over 35.3 27.4 - 43.2 22.0 * 15.7 - 29.3 14.9 * 8.5 - 23.5 11.8 ** 6.4 - 19.5 16.0 * 11.3 - 21.6
  
All of Québec
Total 16.8 15.9 - 17.6 21.4 20.4 - 22.5 19.7 18.7 - 20.7 24.6 23.6 - 25.6 17.5 16.6 - 18.5
    Males 11.4 10.4 - 12.5 18.7 17.3 - 20.1 19.8 18.3 - 21.3 27.8 26.3 - 29.3 22.2 20.8 - 23.6
    Females 22.3 20.9 - 23.7 24.3 22.9 - 25.7 19.5 18.2 - 20.8 21.3 19.8 - 22.7 12.6 11.4 - 13.8
  
Age group
    12-17 years 49.9 44.9 - 54.8 34.6 30.4 - 38.8 10.3 * 7.2 - 14.1 5.0 * 3.3 - 7.2 0.3 ** 0.1 - 0.9
    18-24 years 10.5 8.0 - 12.9 30.3 27.0 - 33.6 27.9 24.6 - 31.3 24.1 21.2 - 27.0 7.2 5.4 - 9.5
    25-44 years 14.7 13.1 - 16.3 21.2 19.4 - 22.9 21.9 20.1 - 23.7 28.3 26.5 - 30.2 13.9 12.4 - 15.4
    45-64 years 13.5 12.1 - 14.8 17.4 15.8 - 19.0 18.9 17.0 - 20.8 27.3 25.4 - 29.1 23.0 21.1 - 24.8
    65 years and over 22.7 20.8 - 24.7 20.4 18.5 - 22.3 13.5 12.0 - 14.9 17.1 15.3 - 18.9 26.3 24.1 - 28.4
  

1. The 95% confidence interval (CI) indicates the limits around a sample estimate in which the true population value is expected to fall, 19 out of 20 times. When confidence intervals overlap, the difference is not considered statistically significant.
2. Health region.
  
*: Coefficient of variation between 15% and 25%; interpret with caution.
**: Coefficient of variation over 25%; imprecise estimate provided for illustrative purposes only.
  
Source: Statistique Canada, Canadian Community Health Survey; cycle 2009-2010, share file.
Compilation: Institut de la statistique du Québec, Direction des statistiques de santé.
 
December 14, 2011
         

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