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Table 1 The 'TWEAK' Test Do you drink alcoholic beverages? If so please take our TWEAK test

From: A survey of physicians knowledge regarding awareness of maternal alcohol use and the diagnosis of FAS.

T Tolerance How many drinks does it takes to make you feel high? (two or more score two points x
W Worry Have close friends worried or complained abot your drinking in the past year? (if yes, score one point) x
E Eye opener Do you sometimes take a drink first thing in the morning? (If yes, score one point) x
A Amnesia Has anyone ever told you about things thay you said or did while you were drinking that you could not remember? (If yes score one point) x
K Cut down Do you sometimes feel the need to cut down on your drinking? (If yes, score one point) x
  1. Scoring: To score the test a seven point scale is used. A total score of three or more points indicatesthe person is likely to be a heavy drinker