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Adverse childhood experiences and smoking during adolescence and adulthood.
CONTEXT In recent years, smoking among adolescents has increased and the decline of adult smoking has slowed to nearly a halt; new insights into tobacco dependency are needed to correct thisExpand
Tobacco use in 3 billion individuals from 16 countries: an analysis of nationally representative cross-sectional household surveys
BACKGROUND Despite the high global burden of diseases caused by tobacco, valid and comparable prevalence data for patterns of adult tobacco use and factors influencing use are absent for manyExpand
Smoking cessation and severity of weight gain in a national cohort.
BACKGROUND Many believe that the prospect of weight gain discourages smokers from quitting. Accurate estimates of the weight gain related to the cessation of smoking in the general population are notExpand
Depression and the dynamics of smoking. A national perspective.
Data from multiple studies suggest that depression plays a role in cigarette smoking. To obtain a national perspective on the role of depression in the dynamics of smoking, we analyzed data from theExpand
Time to first cigarette in the morning as an index of ability to quit smoking: implications for nicotine dependence.
An inability to maintain abstinence is a key indicator of tobacco dependence. Unfortunately, little evidence exists regarding the ability of the major tobacco dependence measures to predict smokingExpand
Global statistics on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use: 2017 status report
AIMS This review provides an up-to-date curated source of information on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use and their associated mortality and burden of disease. Limitations in the data are alsoExpand
Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1973-1996, with a special section on lung cancer and tobacco smoking.
BACKGROUND The American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS),Expand
Racial and ethnic differences in serum cotinine levels of cigarette smokers: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1991.
CONTEXT Cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, is a marker of exposure to tobacco smoke. Previous studies suggest that non-Hispanic blacks have higher levels of serum cotinine than non-Hispanic whitesExpand
Epidemiology of menthol cigarette use.
Approximately one-fourth of all cigarettes sold in the United States are mentholated. An understanding of the consequences, patterns, and correlates of menthol cigarette use can guide the developmentExpand
Risky behaviors, e-cigarette use and susceptibility of use among college students.
BACKGROUND Since 2007, there has been a rise in the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). The present study uses cross-sectional data (2013) to examine prevalence, correlates andExpand