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Table 1 Estimates from survey data with 95 % confidence intervals for Figs. 1, 2, 3 and 4

From: Trend in alcohol use in Australia over 13 years: has there been a trend reversal?

  2001 2004 2007 2010 2013
Estimate (95 % CI) Estimate (95 % CI) Estimate (95 % CI) Estimate (95 % CI) Estimate (95 % CI)
Fig. 1 Prevalence of abstainers, high risk drinkers and non-high risk drinkers, 2001–2013
 High risk 18.75 (18.19–19.33) 20.20 (19.62–20.78) 19.83 (19.19–20.48) 19.49 (18.91-20.08) 17.64 (17.05-18.24)
 Last year abstinent 16.17 (15.65–16.72) 15.27 (14.77–15.79) 16.77 (16.17–17.39) 19.14 (18.54–19.76) 20.37 (19.72–21.03)
 Non-high risk drinker 64.47 (63.78–65.16) 64.17 (63.49–64.85) 63.18 (62.40–63.95) 60.90 (60.16–61.63) 61.21 (60.43–61.98)
Fig. 2 Estimated consumption of high risk drinkers and non-high risk drinkers, 2001–2013
 Mean consumption (High risk drinker; in L) 20.71 (20.23–21.20) 20.79 (20.33–21.25) 21.50 (20.93–22.07) 21.52 (21.02–22.01) 21.03 (20.51–21.55)
 Mean consumption (Non-high risk drinker; in L) 2.57 (2.53–2.62) 2.92 (2.87–2.96) 2.88 (2.82–2.93) 2.84 (2.79–2.89) 2.80 (2.74–2.85)
Fig. 3 Prevalence of abstainers, frequent heavy episodic drinkers, and non-frequent heavy episodic drinkers, 2001–2013
 HED 5+ (at least monthly) 27.71 (27.05–28.38) 27.17 (26.54–27.81) 26.96 (26.24–27.69) 26.79 (26.13–27.46) 24.91 (24.23–25.60)
 Last year abstinent 16.17 (15.65–16.72) 15.27 (14.77–15.79) 16.77 (16.17–17.39) 19.14 (18.54–19.76) 20.37 (19.72–21.03)
 Non heavy episodic drinker (less than monthly) 55.85 (55.12–56.57) 57.55 (56.86–58.25) 56.07 (55.27–56.86) 53.78 (53.04–54.52) 54.15 (53.36–54.93)
Fig. 4 Estimated consumption and number of days engaged in heavy episodic drinking among frequent heavy episodic drinkers, 2001–2013
 Mean consumption (Heavy episodic drinking-Monthly; in L) 15.13 (14.72–15.53) 15.81 (15.41–16.21) 16.44 (15.95–16.94) 16.27 (15.84–16.70) 15.59 (15.14–16.04)
 Number of heavy drinking days for heavy episodic drinker (monthly) 92.41 (89.35–95.47) 102.88 (99.99–105.76) 104.87 (101.56–108.19) 100.30 (97.11–103.49) 97.84 (94.38–101.29)