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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 2 AUDIT score details.

AUDIT cut-off pointsNMean/proportion (%)SD
All patients6329.309.41
Patients with diagnosis F146914.3811.05
Patients with diagnosis F21855.746.51
Patients with diagnosis F3917.127.04
Patients with diagnosis F418310.029.10
Cut-off ≥208914.10%
Cut-off 16–19467.30%
Cut-off 8–1515123.90%
“−” indicates “not relevant”. n – number of patients; SD – standard deviation; AUDIT – Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test. Key to ICD-10 diagnoses: F1 – alcohol-related disorders; F2 – psychotic disorders; F3 – affective disorders; F4 – neurotic and psychosomatic disorders. Key to AUDIT score point ranges: ≥20 – alcohol dependence; 16–19 – harmful alcohol consumption or alcohol dependence; 8–15 – high-risk (dangerous) alcohol consumption;

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