TABLE 5Prevalence of hazardous and harmful drinking in people aged 16 and over (age-standardised) in England, 2007, by region and sex (from Fuller et al.31)

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AUDIT scoreGovernment Office region (%)
North EastNorth WestYorkshire and the HumberEast MidlandsWest MidlandsEast of EnglandLondonSouth WestSouth East
Men
0–7: not hazardous57.661.959.472.267.065.970.068.971.2
8–15: hazardous, not harmful32.231.734.423.826.227.925.625.523.4
16–40: harmful10.26.46.24.06.76.24.45.75.4
8–40: hazardous or harmful42.438.140.627.833.034.130.031.128.8
Women
0–7: not hazardous79.280.678.982.984.587.886.285.787.7
8–15: hazardous, not harmful17.017.118.415.013.511.512.512.710.4
16–40: harmful3.72.32.72.22.00.61.31.71.9
8–40: hazardous or harmful20.819.421.117.115.512.213.814.312.3

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