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Table 1 Percentage prevalence of lifetime risk by single occasion risk as per 2009 NHMRC Guidelines, Australians aged 18+, weighted 2013 national survey

From: Adult low-risk drinkers and abstainers are not the same

Lifetime riskAbstainerLow risk (< 5 drinks on a single occasion)At risk (5+ drinks on a single occasion)Total
Abstainer22.622.6
Low risk (<=2 drinks per day, on average)37.022.159.1
At risk (> 2 drinks per day, on average)1.716.618.3
Total22.638.738.7100