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Table 2 Estimates of children living in households with alcohol misusing adults based on table 1

From: New estimates of the number of children living with substance misusing parents: results from UK national household surveys

Category: living with % CI Lower CI Upper Estimate Lower Estimate Upper Estimate
GHS       
at least one binge drinker (BD) 29.7 28.3 31.1 3,458,654 3,297,010 3,620,298
a BD who is the only adult in household 4.2 3.6 4.8 489,103 418,143 560,062
at least 2 binge drinkers 7.4 6.6 8.2 861,752 769,149 954,355
an adult with a mental health problem 2.5 2.0 3.0 291,133 235,902 346,363
a BD with a mental health problem 0.6 0.4 0.8 69,872 42,552 97,191
HSfE       
at least one binge drinker (BD) 27.8 25.8 29.8 3,237,393 3,008,163 3,466,623
a BD who is the only adult in household 3.4 2.6 4.2 395,940 303,213 488,668
at least 2 binge drinkers 9.9 8.6 11.2 1,152,885 1,000,072 1,305,698
an adult with a mental health problem 18.9 17.2 20.6 2,200,962 2,000,643 2,401,280
a BD with a mental health problem 4.5 3.6 5.4 524,039 417,970 630,107
COMBINED GHS and HfSE       
at least one binge drinker (BD) 29.1 28.0 30.2 3,388,782 3,256,612 3,520,952
a BD who is the only adult in household 3.9 3.4 4.4 458,014 401,454 514,575
at least 2 binge drinkers 8.2 7.5 8.9 957,666 877,727 1,037,606
an adult with a mental health problem 7.8 7.1 8.5 910,351 832,239 988,463
a BD with a mental health problem 1.9 1.6 2.2 221,437 181,695 261,178