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Table 4 Opinions on the alcohol screening service in community pharmacies

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)
How appropriate
 V. app/appropriate n (%) 20 (80) 6 (9) 3 (75) 7 (88)
 neither n (%) 4 (16) 4 (36)
 V. inapp/inappropriate n (%) 1 (4) 6 (55) 1 (25) 1 (12)
Amount consumed
 increase n (%) 1 (25)
 no effect n (%) 20 (77) 2 (20) 3 (75) 3 (60)
 reduce n (%) 6 (23) 8 (80) 2 (40)
How helpful was this service
 V helpful/helpful n (%) 12 (48) 11 (100) 1 (25) 5 (71)
 neither n (%) 12 (48) 2 (50) 2 (29)
 V. unhelpful/unhelpful n (%) 1 (4) 1 (25)