Table 60. Proportion reporting having had five or more drinks a on one occasion during the last 30 days by gender. 1995-2015. Percentages. b

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a National examples are given so that a 'drink' is understood to contain roughly the same amount of pure alcohol as a glass of wine.
b In 1995-2003 the question referred to 'five or more drinks in a row' and neither cider nor alcopops were included among the examples. However, a 2006 questionnaire test in eight countries found no significant differences between the old and new versions.
c Collected data from 2008 instead of 2007.