Prevalence and psychosocial determinants of nicotine dependence in nine countries of the former Soviet Union.

INTRODUCTION Despite the high prevalence of smoking in the former Soviet Union (fSU), particularly among men, there is very little information on nicotine dependence in the region. The study aim was to describe the prevalence of nicotine dependence in 9 countries of the fSU and to examine the psychosocial factors associated with nicotine dependence… CONTINUE READING