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1. How often do you have a drink containing alcohol? (Consider a drink to be a can or bottle of beer, a 5 oz glass of wine, a wine cooler, or 1 cocktail or shot of hard liquor.)
Never
1 time per month or less
2 to 4 times per month
2 to 3 times per week
4 or more times per week

2. How many drinks containing alcohol did you have on a typical day when you are drinking?
I do not drink or 1 to 2 drinks
3 to 4 drinks
5 to 6 drinks
7 to 9 drinks
Greater than or equal to 10 drinks

3.How often in the last year have you had 5 or more drinks on 1 occasion?
Never
Less than monthly
Monthly
Weekly
Daily or almost daily

4. Are you:
Male
Female


How to Use

Welcome to the Risky Drinking Assessment. You will be asked a small number of questions to help you find out if you have a problem with alcohol.

If you or others around you are concerned about your drinking, the answers to these questions can help you decide whether you should seek further help from a professional.


Review Date: 05/10/2013
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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