The AUDIT test focuses on identifying the preliminary signs of hazardous drinking and mild dependence. It is used to detect alcohol problems experienced within the last year. It is one of the most accurate alcohol screening tests available, rated 92 percent effective in detecting hazardous or harmful drinking.
Unlike some alcohol screening tests, the AUDIT has proven to be accurate across all ethnic and gender groups.
Please select the answer that most closely approximates the person being assessed. To correctly answer some of these questions you need to know the definition of a drink. For this test one drink is: One can of beer (12 oz or approximately 330 ml of 5% alcohol), or One glass of wine (5 oz or approximately 140 ml of 12% alcohol), or One shot of liquor (1.5 oz or approximately 40 ml of 40% alcohol).