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Table 1 Eligibility and outcome definitions

From: The HIM (Health for Izhevsk Men) trial protocol

Eligibility/Outcome Criteria
Eligibility criteria for trial entry based on re-contact interview PROXY reports (or self reports for men living alone) of hazardous drinking defined as one or more occurrences of any of the following:
• zapoi in the past year
• surrogates in the past year
• hangover and/or excessive drunkenness and/or going to sleep clothed due to being drunk twice or more per week on average over the past year
• weekly average of 250 mls or more of ethanol from beverages over the past year (ie 25+ UK alcohol units/week)
Primary outcome (3 months post-randomisation) SELF report of hazardous drinking in defined as one or more occurrences of any of the following:
• zapoi in the past month
• surrogates in the past month
• hangover and/or excessive drunkenness and/or going to sleep clothed due to being drunk twice or more per week on average over the past year
• 250 mls or more of ethanol from beverages in the past week from beverages (ie 25+ UK alcohol units)
Secondary outcome (12 months post-randomisation) SELF report of hazardous drinking defined as one or more occurrences of:
as above at 3 months
Supplementary secondary outcome (12 months post-randomisation) PROXY report of hazardous drinking defined as one or more occurrences of:
as above at 3 months except proxy rather than self- report
SELF completed:
• AUDIT questionnaire (W.H.O. developed global screening assessment of hazardous drinking [26]
• Leeds Dependency questionnaire [27]
• SIP (Short Index of Problems) questionnaire [28]
Biomarkers of:
• liver damage (GGT, ALT, AST)
• recent heavy drinking (CDT) [29]