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Table 5 Population estimates of children living with adults where there is cumulative risk (NPMS)

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

Children living with an adult who is a... % CI Lower CI Upper Estimate Lower Estimate Upper Estimate
problem drinker & drug user (past year) 3.6 3.1 4.1 430,542 367,402 493,683
problem drinker & drug user (past month) 1.8 1.4 2.2 215,271 170,209 260,333
problem drinker with mental health problems 4.2 3.6 4.8 502,299 434,312 570,286
drug use (past year) with mental health problems 2.6 2.2 3.1 310,947 257,010 364,884
problem drinker, drug user (past year) + mental health problems (past year) 1.0 0.7 1.3 119,595 85,871 153,319
problem drinker, drug user (past year) + mental health problems (past month) 0.6 0.4 0.8 71,757 45,582 97,932