Table 2

Statistical scores of selected novel and established shortened AUDIT variations, ordered from highest to lowest overall ranking
Overall rank Selected novel & established combinations AUDIT domains1 Explained variance of total AUDIT-10 score (R2) Cronbach’s alpha Pearson’s correlation (r)
1 FAST (3, 5, 8 & 10) C, D, H 0.86 0.66 0.92
2 3, 4, 8 & 9 C, D, H 0.87 0.62 0.92
3 3, 4, 5 & 9 C, D, H 0.87 0.61 0.92
4 3, 5, 8 &9 C, D, H 0.87 0.60 0.92
5 3, 4, 7 & 9 C, D, H 0.87 0.59 0.92
6 3, 4, 9 & 10 C, D, H 0.86 0.59 0.91
7 3, 5, 7, 9 C, D, H 0.86 0.59 0.91
8 3, 5, 9 & 10 C, D, H 0.86 0.58 0.90
9.5 3, 4, 6 & 9 C, D, H 0.86 0.55 0.92
9.5 2, 3, 4 & 9 C, D, H 0.83 0.60 0.89
34 3, 4 &9 C, D, H 0.81 0.48 0.88
40 3, 5 & 9 C, D, H 0.80 0.46 0.87
45 AUDIT-4 (1, 2, 3 &10) C, H 0.70 0.67 0.83
47 AUDIT-C (1, 2 & 3) C 0.56 0.70 0.74
48 3, 6 & 9 C, D, H 0.78 0.37 0.85
49 1, 4 & 9 C, D, H 0.75 0.43 0.85
50 2, 4 & 9 C, D, H 0.75 0.46 0.85
51 1, 5 & 9 C, D, H 0.74 0.40 0.84
52 2, 5 & 9 C, D, H 0.73 0.44 0.83
53 2, 6 & 9 C, D, H 0.70 0.34 0.81
54 1, 6 & 9 C, D, H 0.68 0.33 0.80
55 AUDIT-3 (3) C 0.47 NA 0.69

NA- not applicable.

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

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