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Assessment of alcohol problems using AUDIT in a prison setting: more than an 'aye or no' question

Susan MacAskill1*, Tessa Parkes2, Oona Brooks3, Lesley Graham4, Andrew McAuley5 and Abraham Brown1

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1 Institute for Social Marketing, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK

2 School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK

3 School of Health & Social Sciences, University of Abertay, Dundee, UK

4 Information Services Division, National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, UK

5 Public Health Science Directorate, NHS Health Scotland, Glasgow, UK

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BMC Public Health 2011, 11:865  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-865

Published: 14 November 2011

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AUDIT screening questionnaire and supplementary questions. This file contains the screening tool used in the study; comprising the AUDIT screening questionnaire1 and eight supplementary questions designed to provide additional contextual data for the screening results. 1Babor TF, Higgins-Biddle JC, Saunders JB, Monteiro MG: AUDIT: The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test - Guidelines for Use in Primary Care (2nd edition). Geneva: World Health Organization; 2001.

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