AUDIT-C


This is one unit of alcohol…

Half pint of ‘regular’ beer, lager or cider.
Half a small glass of wine.
1 single measure of spirits
1 small glass of sherry.
1 single measure of aperitifs.

…and each of these is more than one unit

Pint of ‘regular’ beer, lager or cider
Pint of ‘strong’ beer, lager or cider.
Alcopop or a 275ml bottle of regular lager
440ml can of ‘regular’ beer, lager or cider.
440ml can of ‘super strength’ beer, lager or cider.
250ml glass of wine. (12%)
75cl bottle of wine (12%)
How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?

How many units of alcohol do you drink on a typical day when you are drinking?

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?

How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop
drinking once you had started?

How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected
from you because of your drinking?

How often during the last year have you needed an alcoholic drink in the morning to
get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?

How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?

How often during the last year have you been unable to remember what happened the night
before because you had been drinking?

Have you or somebody else been injured as a result of your drinking?

Has a relative or friend, doctor or other health worker been concerned about your drinking or
suggested that you cut down?

Scoring: A total of 5+ indicates increasing or higher risk drinking. An overall total score of 5 or above is AUDIT-C positive.

Score 0-7 – low risk

This level of drinking means that in most circumstances you have a low risk of causing yourself future harm.

Score 8-15 – increasing risk

Drinking at a level that increases the risk of damaging your health could lead to serious medical
conditions – for further advice and information on how The Pavilion can help please contact the team directly. You can also complete our online form.

Score 15-19 – Higher Risk

Drinking at a level that significantly increases the risk of damaging your health could lead to serious
medical conditions – for further advice and information on how The Pavilion can help please contact the team directly. You can also complete our online form.

Score 20+

A score of 20 or more could indicate possible alcohol dependence – for further advice and information
on how The Pavilion can help please contact the team directly. You can also complete our online form.

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