Alcohol use identification test

This alcohol questionnaire is a screening tool. Take this alcohol questionnaire f you have concerns about your drinking. This alcohol test is a good start in helping you decide what to do about your drinking. If you have concerns about your drinking contact us for an alcohol assessment. Call 01227 290 098 to arrange for an appointment.

It was developed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and modified for use in the UK and has been used in a variety of health and social care settings. A scoring system is used to calculate the alcohol harm 0, 1, 2, 3 and 4, 0 for the first answer statement, 1 for the second answer statement and so on. Your total score is given at the end of the questionnaire.

Your results will be shown here once you submit the questionnaire.

1. How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?
2. How many units of alcohol do you drink on a typical day when you are drinking?
3. How often have you had 6 or more units if female, or 8 or more if male, on a single occasion in the last year?
4. How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?
5. How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected from you because of your drinking?
6. How often during the last year have you needed an alcoholic drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?
7. How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?
8. How often during the last year have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking?
9. Have you or somebody else been injured as a result of your drinking?
10. Has a relative or friend, doctor or other health worker been concerned about your drinking or suggested that you cut down?