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Table 2 AUDIT subscale scores and hazardous drinking (AUDIT Score ≥ 8) by demographic characteristics

From: Undergraduate student drinking and related harms at an Australian university: web-based survey of a large random sample

   AUDIT Subscales AUDIT Score ≥ 8 % (N)
Demographic characteristic AUDIT Consumptiona Mean (SD) AUDIT Dependenceb Mean (SD) AUDIT Problemsc Mean (SD)  
Age 17-19 4.8 (SD = 3.3) 0.8 (SD = 1.4) 2.1 (SD = 2.8) 44.5 (1762)
  20-25 4.3 (SD = 3.2) 0.8 (SD = 1.4) 1.9 (SD = 2.8) 39.1 (1284)
  p-value < 0.001 0.587 0.35 < 0.001
Gender Female 4.0 (SD = 3.0) 0.7 (SD = 1.2) 1.8 (SD = 2.6) 35.7 (1471)
  Male 5.3 (SD = 3.5) 1.0 (SD = 1.6) 2.3 (SD = 3.0) 50.6 (1575)
  p-value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Citizenship Aust/NZ 5.0 (SD = 3.2) 0.9 (SD = 1.4) 2.3 (SD = 2.9) 47.0 (2853)
  Non-Aust/NZ 2.3 (SD = 2.6) 0.4 (SD = 1.0) 0.8 (SD = 1.9) 16.5 (193)
  p-value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. a Consists of AUDIT items 1-3: How often do you have a drink containing alcohol (0-4); How many drinks containing alcohol do you have on a typical day when you are drinking (0-4); and How often do you have six or more drinks no one occasion (0-4) [Total range 0-12]
  2. b Consists of AUDIT items 4-6: How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started (0-4); How often during the last year have you failed to do what you normally expected from you because of drinking (0-4) and How often during the last year have you needed a first drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session (0-4) [Total range 0-12]
  3. c Consists of AUDIT items 7-10: How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking? (0-4); How often during the last year have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking? (0-4); Have you or someone else been injured as a result of your drinking? (0-4); Has a relative or friend or a doctor or another health worker been concerned about your drinking or suggested you cut down? (0-4) [Total range 0-16]