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Table 3 Total number of harms, by drinker type

From: Drinking patterns and the distribution of alcohol-related harms in Ireland: evidence for the prevention paradox

  Total Standard Error 95% CI % share of the harms
Low risk (n = 1320) 652 79.5 496–807 13.9%
Occasional HED (n = 1276) 1122 99.8 927–1318 24.0%
Monthly HED (n = 1279) 1626 104.7 1421–1832 34.7%
Dependent (n = 272) 1281 110.6 1064–1498 27.4%
Total (n = 4147) 4682 188.5 4311–5051 100%
  1. HED: Heavy episodic drinking; Occasional HED: engaged in HED 1–11 times in the last year; Monthly HED: engaged in HED at least once a month in last year; Dependent: meets criteria for DSM-IV alcohol dependence