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Adapting Alcohol use disorders identification test: AUDIT

In my last two posts, I discussed the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT), the standard drink size concept, and the challenges faced when administering the AUDIT’s quantify-frequency questions.  In this post, I will discuss how I met the above challenges. Anyone interested can adapt the steps I followed. I…

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How to estimate the amount of alcohol consumed

The problem Estimating the amount of ethanol consumed accurately is difficult but essential to identify risk groups for alcohol-related problems.  The varying ethanol content in different alcohol brands becomes one of the main challenges. The ethanol content in different types of alcoholic beverages varies as follows; 5% in beer; 10%…

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