Table 8

Prevalence of AUDIT drinking categories within each psychiatric syndrome for N=522 young (12–30 years) patients

Age% femalesAbstainers (N=159)Low-risk (N=177)Hazardous (N=104)Harmful (N=36)High-risk (N=46)
Depression (N=192)19.0±4.162.029.7% (57)33.9% (65)21.4% (41)6.2% (12)8.9% (17)
Bipolar (N=105)21.1±3.768.615.2% (16)38.1% (40)26.7% (28)8.6% (9)11.4% (12)
Anxiety (N=45)18.2±4.342.244.4% (20)26.7% (12)15.6% (7)8.9% (4)4.4% (2)
Psychosis (N=108)22.5±4.028.731.5% (34)36.1% (39)18.5% (20)7.4% (8)6.5% (7)
Beh/Dev (N=44)16.7±4.125.047.7% (21)27.3% (12)11.4% (5)2.3% (1)11.4% (5)
Subst. Use (N=1)26.00.00.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)100.0% (1)0.0% (0)
Autistic Spect. (N=5)15.8±2.30.060.0% (3)20.0% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)20.0% (1)
Other (N=16)18.4±4.143.831.2% (5)37.5% (6)12.5% (2)6.2% (2)12.5% (2)
Unclear (N=6)16.8±4.033.350.0% (3)33.3% (2)16.7% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)
  • AUDIT, Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test; ‘Beh/Dev’, behavioural/developmental.