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Alcohol Self Test

This is a screening test designed to help you determine if you have a problem with alcohol. Read through the following questions about your use of alcoholic beverages during the past year. In the questions, a "drink" is defined as 12 oz. of beer, 5 oz. of wine, or 1.5 oz. of 80 proof liquor. Select the most appropriate answer for each of the questions. When you are finished, click the 'compute' button for your test results.

1. How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?
       Never
       Monthly or less
       2 to 4 times a month
       2 or 3 times a week
       4 or more times a week

2. How many drinks containing alcohol do you have on a typical day when you are drinking?
       Never
       1 or 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
       Less than monthly
       Monthly
       Weekly
       Daily or almost daily

4. How often during the last year have you found that you were unable to stop drinking once you had started?
       Never
       Less than monthly
       Monthly
       Weekly
       Daily or almost daily

5. How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected from you because of drinking?
       Never
       Less than monthly
       Monthly
       Weekly
       Daily or almost daily

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
       Less than monthly
       Monthly
       Weekly
       Daily or almost daily

7. How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?
       Never
       Less than monthly
       Monthly
       Weekly
       Daily or almost daily

8. How often during the last year have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking?
       Never
       Less than monthly
       Monthly
       Weekly
       Daily or almost daily

9. Have you or someone else been injured as the result of your drinking?
       Never
       Yes, but not in the last year
       Yes, during the last year

10. Has a relative, friend, or a doctor or other health worker been concerned about your drinking or suggested you cut down?
       Never
       Yes, but not in the last year
       Yes, during the last year
 
 
 

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