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In the Methodology section, there is an error in the third sentence of the third paragraph. The correct sentence is: The Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT-C), a 3-item screening questionnaire for hazardous and harmful alcohol consumption was used to assess alcohol use [11]. In the Alcohol Use subsection of the Definitions subsection of the Methodology section, there is an error in the sentence. The correct sentence is: AUDIT-C was used to define alcohol misuse, those with a score of 8 or higher were defined as heavy alcohol misuse [13]. The questionnaire name AUDIT appears incorrectly throughout the article. The correct name is AUDIT-C. There is an error in Reference 11. The correct reference is: Bush K, Kivlahan DR, McDonell MB, Fihn SD, Bradley KA. The AUDIT alcohol consumption questions (AUDIT-C): an effective brief screening test for problem drinking. Ambulatory Care Quality Improvement Project (ACQUIP). Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test. Arch Intern Med. 1998 Sep 14; 158 (16):1789–95. PubMed PMID: 9738608. There is an error in Reference 13. The correct reference is: Nayak, MB; Bond, JC; Cherpitel, C; Patel, V; Greenfield, TK; (2009) Detecting Alcohol-Related Problems in Developing Countries: A Comparison of 2 Screening Measures in India. Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. ISSN 0145-6008 DOI:

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere0224914
JournalPloS one
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • General

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