Alcohol Questionnaire

Regularly drinking above recommended daily limits risks damaging your health. There's no guaranteed safe level of drinking, but if you drink below recommended daily limits, the risks of harming your health are low. Answer these simple questions and to find out more.


1. How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?

 Never
 Monthly or less
 2-4 times per month
 2-3 times per week
 4+ times per week
2. How many units of alcohol do you drink on a typical day when you are drinking?

 1 or 2
 3 or 4
 5 or 6
 7, 8 or 9
 10 or more
3. How often have you had 6 or more units if female, or 8 or more if male, on a single occasion in the last year?

 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
4. How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?

 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
5. How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected from you because of your drinking?

 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
6. How often during the last year have you needed an alcoholic drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?

 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
7. How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?

 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
8. How often during the last year have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking?

 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
9. Have you or somebody else been injured as a result of your drinking?

 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily
10. Has a relative or friend, doctor or other health worker been concerned about your drinking or suggested that you cut down?

 Never
 Less than monthly
 Monthly
 Weekly
 Daily or almost daily

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