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AUDIT Questionnaire

The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) is a 10 question screening tool recommended by the WHO to assess potential drinking problem, take yours here:

bg-test-block-heading AUDIT Questionnaire

1. How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?

Questioner may skip to Questions 9 and 10 if reply to Question 1 is never, or if both answers to Q 2 and 3 are 0.

2. How many drinks containing alcohol do you have on a typical day when you are drinking?
3. How often do you have six or more drinks on one occasion?
Your Score:


Evaluation :

Answer all questions Normal, please skip to questions 9 and 10 Possible risk - Complete all questions

4. How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?
5. How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected from you because of drinking?
6. How often during the last year have you needed a first drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?
7. How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?
8. How often during the last year have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking?
9. Have you or someone else been injured as a result of your drinking?
10. Has a relative or friend or a doctor or another health worker been concerned about your drinking or suggested you cut down?
Your Score:


Evaluation : Answer at least Q1-3 and 9-10 Indicate sensible drinking Indicate potentially harmful or hazardous drinking. Your current drinking level and habits put you at risk of developing problems. Try to reduce your drinking and seek help if you can't. Indicates that your drinking is already causing problems. You should stop or cut down your drinking. It is recommended that you contact your doctor to discuss your drinking and liver health.

Scores of 8 or more are considered an indicator of hazardous and harmful alcohol use.

Source: http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/aa65/AA65.htm

* Disclaimer: Please note this questionnaire is not a replacement for medical check-up and is not intended to diagnose any type of liver disease.

* Demonstrated in 25 in vitro and 145 in vivo experiments with 43 different types of models and 8 different animal species Gundermann K-J. Pharmacol Rep 2011;63(3):643-59

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