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29 March 2021: Clinical Research

A Real-World Study on the Use of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) in Men Admitted to a Psychiatric Hospital

Martin Anders 1ADE , Eva Kitzlerová 1BDE* , Sylva Racková 2B , Václav Čapek 1ACD

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.929667

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e929667

Table 1 Overview of measured parameters.

ParametersNMean/proportion (%)SDp-value of association with AUDIT score
Age (years)61340.2212.94*
Number of comorbid diagnoses6361.800.81***
Number of hospitalizations6324.245.530.9989
Length of hospitalizations (days)63219.3014.63**
Suicidal thoughts22235.13%**
Suicidal attempts9515.03%0.6369
Number of patients with diagnosis F10.1243.77%
Number of patients with diagnosis F10.29414.78%
Number of patients with diagnosis F19.x12319.34%
Alanine aminotransferase (ALT)2910.782.42**
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST)2900.630.96***
Gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT)2860.991.85**
Mean corpuscular value of erythrocytes (MCV)31493.564.97***
C-reactive protein (CRP)20711.0223.870.6241
Total cholesterol2264.581.10*
HDL (high density lipoprotein) cholesterol231.360.610.3407
LDL (low density lipoprotein) cholesterol212.810.990.0772
TAG (triacylglycerols)2151.370.950.9264
* Statistical significance
** statistical significance
*** statistical significance
“−” indicates “not relevant”. n – number of patients; SD – standard deviation; AUDIT – Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test. Key to ICD-10 diagnoses: F10.1 – alcohol abuse; F10.2 – alcohol dependency; 19x – other psychoactive substance related disorders.

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