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Table 1 ASSIST V3.0: domain description, formula of each domain and domain maximum score

From: Validation of the French version of the alcohol, smoking and substance involvement screening test (ASSIST) in the elderly

Domain Label Description of Domain/Score ASSIST Formula
1A Lifetime substance use – including alcohol & tobacco ∑ Q1a + 1b + 1c + 1d + 1e + 1f + 1g + 1h + 1i + 1j (Max Score: 30)
1B Lifetime illicit drug use – excluding alcohol & tobacco ∑ Q1c + 1d + 1e + 1f + 1g + 1h + 1i + 1j (Max Score: 24)
2A Global continuum of substance risk – including alcohol & tobacco ∑ Q1a – j + 2a – j + 3a – j + 4a – j + 5a – j +  6a – j + 7a – j + 8 (Max Score: 422)
2B Global continuum of illicit drug risk – excluding alcohol & tobacco ∑ Q1c – j + 2c – j + 3c – j + 4c – j + 5c – j + 6c – j + 7c – j + 8 (Max Score: 338)
3A Specific Substance Involvement – Tobacco (or ASSIST tobacco score) ∑ 2a + 3a + 4a + 6a + 7a (Max Score: 39)
3B Specific Substance Involvement – Alcohol (or ASSIST alcohol score) ∑ 2b + 3b + 4b + 5b + 6b + 7b (Max Score: 39)
3C Specific Substance Involvement – Cannabis (or ASSIST cannabis score) ∑ 2c + 3c + 4c + 5c + 6c + 7c (Max Score: 39)
3D Specific Substance Involvement – Cocaine (or ASSIST cocaine score) ∑ 2d + 3d + 4d + 5d + 6d + 7d (Max Score: 39)
3E Specific Substance Involvement -ATS (or ASSIST ATS score) ∑ 2e + 3e + 4e + 5e + 6e + 7e (Max Score: 39)
3F Specific Substance Involvement – Inhalants (or ASSIST inhalants score) ∑ 2f + 3f + 4f + 5f + 6f + 7f (Max Score: 39)
3G Specific Substance Involvement – Sedatives (or ASSIST sedatives score) ∑ 2g + 3g + 4g + 5g + 6g + 7g (Max Score: 39)
3H Specific Substance Involvement – Hallucinogens (or ASSIST hallucinogen score) ∑ 2h + 3h + 4h + 5h + 6h + 7h (Max Score: 39)
3I Specific Substance Involvement – Opioids (or ASSIST opioid score) ∑ 2i + 3i + 4i + 5i + 6i + 7i (Max Score: 39)
3J Specific Substance Involvement – Other ∑ 2j + 3j + 4j + 5j + 6j + 7j (Max Score: 39)
4A Total Current Frequency of Substance Use – including alcohol, *excluding tobacco & ‘other drugs’ ∑ Q2b – i (Max Score: 48)
4B Total Current Frequency of Illicit Drug Use – *excluding alcohol, tobacco & ‘other drugs’ ∑ Q2c – i (Max Score: 42)
4C Current Frequency alcohol use Q2b (Max Score: 6)
4D Current Frequency cannabis use Q2c (Max Score: 6)
4E Current Frequency cocaine use Q2d (Max Score: 6)
4F Current Frequency amphetamine use Q2e (Max Score: 6)
4G Current Frequency inhalant use Q2f (Max Score: 6)
4H Current Frequency sedative use Q2g (Max Score: 6)
4I Current Frequency hallucinogen use Q2h (Max Score: 6)
4J Current Frequency opioid use Q2i (Max Score: 6)
5A Dependence – all substances including alcohol & tobacco ∑ Q1a – j + 2a – j + 3a – j + 6a – j + 7a – j (Max Score: 270)
5B Dependence – illicit drugs excluding alcohol & tobacco ∑ Q1c – j + 2c – j + 3c – j + 6c – j + 7c – j (Max Score: 216)
6A Abuse – all substances including alcohol & tobacco ∑ Q1a – j + 2a – j + 4a – j + 5a – j + 6a – j (Max Score: 300)
6B Abuse – illicit drugs, excluding alcohol & tobacco ∑ Q1c – j + 2c – j + 4c – j + 5c – j + 6c – j (Max Score: 240)