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Table 3 Diagnostic properties of AUDIT according to alcohol intake in standard units per week

From: The alcohol use disorders identification test (AUDIT): validation of a Nepali version for the detection of alcohol use disorders and hazardous drinking in medical settings

  Audit Score Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV
Males (n= 544), Alcohol intake 21units/week 4 95.9 41.8 65.8 89.7
5 93.7 53.4 68.7 78.8
6 82.9 61.4 71.5 75.5
7 73.7 71.3 75.0 69.9
8 71.7 75.3 77.2 69.5
9 68.9 77.7 78.3 68.2
Females (n= 524),Alcohol intake 14 units / week 4 91.5 70.1 85.0 81.6
5 75.0 78.3 86.4 62.9
6 69.7 87.0 90.8 60.8
7 55.6 92.4 93.1 53.0
8 52.4 94.6 94.7 51.8
  9 46.8 96.2 95.8 49.4