Number of units
Name alcohol_units
Chapter Health Behaviour/Alcohol
Definition
Number of alcohol unit consumption per week recorded in primary care (CPRD).
Data Type Continuous
Data sources GPRD
Repeated Yes
Units 10ml by volume or 8g by weight of pure alcohol
Range (min/max) 0-1000
Valid event date range 01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010
Agreed 02.03.2011 (Revision 1)
Implementation
If enttype = 5 and data2 not missing, then alcohol_units = data2 (Exclude

if Read code = 97126 (number of units on heaviest drinking day)
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