Table 2

Statistical scores for novel and established shortened AUDIT variations, ordered from highest to lowest overall rank

Overall rankSelected novel and established combinationsAUDIT
Domain*
Explained variance of total AUDIT-10 score (R2)Cronbach’s alphaPearson’s correlations (r)
13, 4, 8 and 9C, D, H0.850.630.92
23, 5, 8 and 9C, D, H0.840.630.92
32, 3, 4 and 9C, D, H0.840.620.92
4FAST (3, 5, 8 and 10)C, D, H0.830.610.91
52, 3, 5 and 9C, D, H0.830.610.91
62, 4, 8 and 9C, D, H0.820.610.91
73, 4, 7 and 9C, D, H0.830.600.91
83, 6, 8 and 9C, D, H0.810.630.90
92, 5, 8 and 9C, D, H0.820.600.91
102, 3, 6 and 9C, D, H0.810.600.90
18AUDIT-4 (1, 2, 3 and 10)C, H0.740.660.86
30AUDIT-C (1, 2 and 3)C0.650.750.80
373, 5 and 9C, D, H0.750.500.90
403, 4 and 9C, D, H0.770.480.89
412, 4 and 9C, D, H0.750.450.91
472, 5 and 9C, D, H0.740.440.90
502, 6 and 9C, D, H0.700.410.90
521, 4 and 9C, D, H0.700.380.92
531, 5 and 9C, D, H0.660.420.90
541, 6 and 9C, D, H0.610.410.92
55AUDIT- 3 (3)C0.540.440.73
  • Cronbach’s alpha (internal consistency).

  • *AUDIT domains are: C, alcohol consumption; D, alcohol dependence; H, harmful alcohol use.5