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Table 2 Principal component analysis results of the promax rotation of the AUDIT scale

From: Validation of the AUDIT scale and factors associated with alcohol use disorder in adolescents: results of a National Lebanese Study

QuestionItemLoading factor
Has a relative or friend or a doctor or another health worker been concerned about your drinking or suggested you cut down?100.965
Have you or someone else been injured as a result of your drinking?90.964
How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?70.963
How often during the last year have you needed a first drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?60.956
How often during the last year have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking?80.951
How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?40.943
How often do you have six or more drinks on one occasion?30.938
How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected from you because of drinking?50.929
How many drinks containing alcohol do you have on a typical day when you are drinking?20.920
How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?10.711