Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)

The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) is a 10-item questionnaire that screens for problem drinking.

ITEM CODING

Item 1 is scored on a scale from 0 to 4:

0 = Never

1 = Monthly or less

2 = 2 to 4 times a month

3 = 2 to 3 times a week

4 = 4 or more times a week

Item 2 is scored on a scale from 0 to 4:

0 = 1 or 2

1 = 3 or 4

2 = 5 or 6

3 = 7, 8, and 9

4 = 10 or more

Items 3-8 are scored on a scale from 0 to 4:

0 = Never

1 = Less than monthly

2 = Monthly

3 = Weekly

4 = Daily or almost daily

Item 10 has 3 response options:

0 = No

2 = Yes, but not in the last year

4 = Yes, during the last year

SCALES

RESOURCE FILES

AUDIT Questionnaire

REFERENCES

Babor, T. F., Higgins-Biddle, J. C., Saunders, J. B., Monteiro, M. G., & World Health Organization. (2001). AUDIT: The alcohol use disorders identification test: Guidelines for use in primary health care.