|Explained variance of individual AUDIT items to AUDIT-10 score and item inclusion in common established shortened AUDIT versions|
|Established AUDIT Variations|
|Item no.||The AUDIT questions||AUDIT Domain1||Explained variance of total AUDIT-10 score (R2)||AUDIT-10||AUDIT-C||AUDIT-3||FAST||AUDIT-4|
|1||How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?||C||30.7%||■||■||■|
|2||How many drinks containing alcohol do you have on a typical day when you are drinking?||C||30.0%||■||■||■|
|3||How often do you have 6 or more drinks on one occasion?||C||47.1%||■||■||■||■||■|
|4||How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?||D||48.8%||■|
|5||How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected of you because of alcohol?||D||44.6%||■||■|
|6||How often during the last year have you needed a first drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?||D||31.3%||■|
|7||How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?||H||39.6%||■|
|8||How often during the last year have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because of your drinking?||H||45.5%||■||■|
|9||Have you or someone else been injured because of your drinking?||H||28.9%||■|
|10||Has a relative, friend, doctor, or other health care worker been concerned about your drinking or suggested you cut down?||H||34.5%||■||■||■|
1 AUDIT domains are: C, alcohol consumption; D, alcohol dependence; H, harmful alcohol use.
Bowring et al.
Bowring et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:301 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-301