Drinking IS& 8230; Young Adult Alcohol Research Paper


With such a premier institute using this measure -- and extolling it highly -- I can almost certainly rely on its reliability. I have decided to use these measures since they parallel more closely than other measures do variables of the study, are well matched to my study, and are accredited by researchers who have used them to be reliable measures.

1. Two demographic variables will be measured: gender and ethnicity. (Be sure to include demographic questions)

Q1. Gender

Q2. Ethnicity

4. Draft of the survey goes here. . .

2. Alcohol will be measured by the Young Adult Alcohol Problems Screening Test Below is a copy of the measure (http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/aa65/AA65.htm)

Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)

Please circle the answer that is correct for you.

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



How many drinks containing alcohol do you have on a typical day when you are drinking?
1 or 2

3 or 4

5 or 6

7 to 9

10 or more

3. How often do you have six or more drinks on one occasion?


Less than monthly


Two to three times per week

Four or more times per week

4. How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?


Less than monthly


Two to three times per week

Four or more times per week

5. How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected from you because of drinking?

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