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Table 2 Consumers’ demographic data and alcohol use

From: ‘Making the invisible visible’ through alcohol screening and brief intervention in community pharmacies: an Australian feasibility study

  AUDIT Category
‘Low risk’
(n = 27)
‘Hazardous’
(n = 11)
‘Harmful’
(n = 4)
‘Dependent’
(n = 8)
Sex
 female n (%) 13 (48) 4 (40) 1 (25) 3 (37)
 male n (%) 14 (52) 6 (60) 3 (75) 5 (63)
Age group
 55+ 5 (19) 1 (10) 1 (25) 2 (25)
 45–54 8 (30) 2 (20) 1 (25) 1 (12)
 35–44 4 (15) 3 (30) 1 (25) 2 (25)
 18–34 10 (37) 4 (40) 1 (25) 3 (38)
Self-rated health
 poor/fair n (%) 5 (30) 1 (9) 2 (50) 3 (37)
 good n (%) 9 (33) 6 (55) 2 (50) 3 (37)
 v. good/excellent n (%) 10 (37) 4 (36) 2 (25)
Self-rated alcohol harm
 yes n (%) 3 (11) 6 (55) 2 (50) 6 (75)
 no n (%) 23 (85) 4 (36) 2 (50) 2 (25)
 don’t know n (%) 1 (4) 1 (9)
No GP visits     
 mean (SD) 3.0 (4.1) 1.6 (2.1) 1.5 (1.7) 1.9 (1.5)
  1. AUDIT Alcohol use disorders identification test, GP general practitioner