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Table 4 Comparing AUDIT-C and its item subsets against the Finnish method

From: Short screening tools for risky drinking in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: modified AUDIT-C and a new approach

  Short-term risk Long-term risk
Sensitivity Specificity Sensitivity Specificity
AUDIT-1m and AUDIT-2m 69.7 (62.3, 76.4) 100.0 (66.4, 100.0) 46.9 (35.7, 58.3) 90.3 (82.9, 95.2)
AUDIT-3mV 53.7 (46.0, 61.3) 88.9 (51.8, 99.7) 3.7 (0.8, 10.4) 99.0 (94.7, 100.0)
AUDIT-Cm 73.7 (66.5, 80.1) 88.9 (51.8, 99.7) 48.1 (36.9, 59.5) 90.3 (82.9, 95.2)
  1. n = 184. Short-term risk = consumption of more than four standard drinks on any occasion; long-term risk = consumption of an average of more than two drinks per day; 95% confidence intervals presented in brackets
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