Comparative Epidemiology of Dependence on Tobacco , Alcohol , Controlled Substances , and Inhalants : Basic Findings From the National Comorbidity Survey

@inproceedings{Anthony1994ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative Epidemiology of Dependence on Tobacco , Alcohol , Controlled Substances , and Inhalants : Basic Findings From the National Comorbidity Survey},
  author={James C. Anthony and Lynn Alice Warner and Ronald C. Kessler},
  year={1994}
}
Studying prevalence of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (3rd ed., rev., American Psychiatric Association, 1987) drug dependence among Americans 15-54 years old, we found about 1 in 4 (24%) had a history of tobacco dependence; about 1 in 7 (14%) had a history of alcohol dependence; and about 1 in 13 (7.5%) had a history of dependence on an inhalant or controlled drug. About one third of tobacco smokers had developed tobacco dependence and about 15% of drinkers had become alcohol dependent… 

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