The AUDIT-C is a 3-item alcohol screen that can help identify persons who are hazardous drinkers or have active alcohol use disorders (including alcohol abuse or dependence). The AUDIT-C is a modified version of the 10 question AUDIT instrument.

The AUDIT-C is a validated, universal screening tool that can be used in the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) model.

Publisher: Bush K, Kivlahan DR, McDonell MB, et al

Published: 1998 (2 pages)