"Do I have a drinking problem?"

AUDIT Screening for Problem Drinking

If you are unsure if you have a drinking problem, try this simple screening.

Am I an alcoholic?Answer these 10 questions about your use of alcoholic beverages during the past year. In the questions, a drink is equal to 12 oz. of beer, 5 oz. of wine, or 1.50 oz. of 80 proof liquor (a standard shot).

Please answer each question by clicking on the answer that best describes your drinking pattern and what has happened to you in the last 12 months.

When you are finished, your numbers will be added to your total AUDIT Score below. Click 'Rate Your Score' for more information.

The AUDIT was developed by the World Health Organization and is in the public domain. The information presented is not intended to replace the services of a health care professional.


  1. How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?
    • Never
    • Monthly or less
    • Two to four times a month
    • Two to three times a week
    • Four or more times a week
  2. How many drinks containing alcohol do you have on a typical day when you are drinking?
    • 0 to 2
    • 3 or 4
    • 5 or 6
    • 7 to 9
    • 10 or more
  3. How often do you have six or more drinks on one occasion?
    • Never
    • Monthly or less
    • Two to four times a month
    • Two to three times a week
    • Four or more times a week
  4. How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?
    • Never
    • Monthly or less
    • Two to four times a month
    • Two to three times a week
    • Four or more times a week
  5. How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected from you because of drinking?
    • Never
    • Monthly or less
    • Two to four times a month
    • Two to three times a week
    • Four or more times a week
  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?
    • Never
    • Monthly or less
    • Two to four times a month
    • Two to three times a week
    • Four or more times a week
  7. How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?
    • Never
    • Monthly or less
    • Two to four times a month
    • Two to three times a week
    • Four or more times a week
  8. How often during the last year have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking?
    • Never
    • Monthly or less
    • Two to four times a month
    • Two to three times a week
    • Four or more times a week
  9. Have you or someone else been injured as a result of your drinking?
    • No
    • Yes, but not in last year
    • Yes, during last year
  10. Has a relative or friend, or a doctor or other health worker been concerned about your drinking or suggested you cut down?
    • No
    • Yes, but not in last year
    • Yes, during last year
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