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Person—alcohol consumption frequency, AUDIT frequency alcohol consumption code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAlcohol consumption frequency
METeOR identifier:Help on this term696844
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standardisation pending 30/05/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The self-reported frequency of a person's alcohol consumption, as measured by the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT).

Data Element Concept:Person—alcohol consumption frequency

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
0Never
1Monthly or less
22-4 times a month
32-3 times a week
44 or more times a week
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

For use in Prisoner health data collections. If this value domain is to be used with other metadata then 'Unknown' would map to code 8.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Babor T, Higgins-Biddle JC, Saunders JB, Monteiro MG 2001.The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test Guidelines for Use in Primary Care. 2nd edn. Switzerland: World Health Organization.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element when used in conjunction with the data elements: Person—consumption of 6 or more standard drinks on one occasion, AUDIT consuming 6 or more standard drinks code N and Person—alcohol consumption amount, total standard drinks N[N] provides a score on the AUDIT, and a risk of alcohol-related harm.

Comments:Help on this term

The AUDIT is an alcohol screen that can help identify patients who are hazardous drinkers or have active alcohol use disorders (including alcohol abuse or dependence).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Babor T, Higgins-Biddle JC, Saunders JB, Monteiro MG 2001.The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test Guidelines for Use in Primary Care. 2nd edn. Switzerland: World Health Organization.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also Person—alcohol consumption amount, total standard drinks N[N] Health, Standardisation pending 30/05/2018

Supersedes Person—alcohol consumption frequency, AUDIT alcohol consumption frequency code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

See also Person—consumption of 6 or more standard drinks on one occasion, AUDIT consuming 6 or more standard drinks code N Health, Standardisation pending 30/05/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

AUDIT-C score of risky alcohol consumption cluster (dischargee) Health, Standardisation pending 30/05/2018

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