What are the 4 questions asked to screen from alcohol misuse in the CAGE questionnaire?

Updated: Mar 23, 2020
  • Author: Warren Thompson, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Glen L Xiong, MD  more...
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The following 4 questions make up the CAGE questionnaire:

  • Have you ever felt the need to cut down on your drinking?

  • Have people annoyed you by criticizing your drinking?

  • Have you ever felt bad or guilty about your drinking?

  • Have you ever had a drink first thing in the morning to steady your nerves or get rid of a hangover?

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