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Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)

Instructions:

Print out a copy of the AUDIT questionnaire and circle the answer that is correct for you - or - record the number next to your selection for each answer.

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

0 - Never

1 - Monthly or less

2 - Two to four times a month

3 - Two or three times a week

4 - Four or more times a week

2. How many drinks containing alcohol do you have on a particular day when you are drinking?

0 - One or Two

1 - Three or Four

2 - Five or Six

3 - Seven to Nine

4 - Ten or more

3. How often do you have six or more drinks on one occasion?

0 - Never

1 - Less than monthly

2 - Monthly

3 - Weekly

4 - Daily or almost daily

4. How often during the last six months have you found it difficult to get the thought of alcohol out of your mind?

0 - Never

1 - Less than monthly

2 - Monthly

3 - Weekly

4 - Daily or almost daily

5. How often during the last six months have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?

0 - Never

1 - Less than monthly

2 - Monthly

3 - Weekly

4 - Daily or almost daily

6. How often during the last six months have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking?

0 - Never

1 - Less than monthly

2 - Monthly

3 - Weekly

4 - Daily or almost daily

7. How often during the last six months have you needed a first drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?

0 - Never

1 - Less than monthly

2 - Monthly

3 - Weekly

4 - Daily or almost daily

8. How often during the last six months have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?

0 - Never

1 - Less than monthly

2 - Monthly

3 - Weekly

4 - Daily or almost daily

9. Have you or someone else been injured as a result of your drinking?

0 - No

2 - Yes, but not in the last year

4 - Yes, during the last year

10. Has a relative or friend or doctor or other health worker, been concerned about your drinking or suggested you cut down?

0 - No

2 - Yes, but not in the last year

4 - Yes, during the last year

Scoring:

Add up the numbers next to the items you circled/selected as your answer for each item. The total possible score is 40. For men or women a total score of 8 or more warrants further investigation. You are encouraged to make an appointment at Counseling and Testing Services to talk with a counselor (LRC 229) (885-1015). Remember counseling is confidential.