How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?
Common Data Elements
|CDE Long Name||Preferred Definition||CDE ID|
|Patient Alcohol Consumption Past Year Difficulty Controlling Cessation Frequency||The semi-quantitative description for rate of occurrence of an event for perceived loss of control or inability to self-regulate or stop initiated behavior regarding the drinking of beverages or other liquids containing ethanol or other alcohols in the past calendar year as reported by a person receiving medical care or treatment.||4180696|
|Value||Value Meaning||Description||Display Order|
|Never||Never||Not ever; at no time in the past (or future).||0|
|Less than monthly||Less Than Monthly||A statement about the relative size or order of two objects specifying that an object of interest is smaller than another object in quantity or measure or value or status.: Every month.||1|
|Daily or almost daily||Daily||Occurring or done each day.||4|