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Table 2 Agreement between GP assessment of at-risk alcohol consumption and patient self-report (with GP unsure coded as no, n = 1,565)

From: Under the radar: a cross-sectional study of the challenge of identifying at-risk alcohol consumption in the general practice setting

GP Patient reported  
  At-risk* Not at-risk Total
  n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI  
At risk 71 (22) [15,31] 42 (3.4) [2.0,5.8] 113 (7.2) [4.8, 11]
Not at-risk 248 (78) [69, 85] 1204 (97) [94, 98] 1452 (93) [89, 95]
  319 (20) [17,23] 1246 (80) [77,83] 1,565
  1. *at-risk defined as more than 2 drinks 2–3 times a week or four or more times a week and/or >4 drinks weekly, daily or almost daily).