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Alcohol Risks (AUDIT)

Do you use alcohol moderately or too much? Is your alcohol use more enjoyable or harmful for you? Have you ever thought of reducing your alcohol consumption? Here you can test and evaluate your drinking habits.

Choose the closest alternative regarding your personal situation.

How much do you drink?

1. How often do you have beer, wine or other drinks containing alcohol?

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

3. How often do you have 6 or more drinks on an occasion when you are drinking?

Had a long night?

4. How often during the past year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?

Something didn't get done?

5. How often during the past year have you failed to do what was normally expected of you because of drinking?

Needed an eye-opener?

6. How often during the past year have you needed a first drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?

Any regrets?

7. How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?

Blacked out?

8. How often during the past year have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking?

Injured yourself or others?

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

Got told off?

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

11. Sex

12. Age

13. Whom are you testing?

About the test

Source: World Health Organization WHO (AUDIT-test).

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