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A recent study found that among persons who smoke one-half pack of cigarettes each day, nicotine dependence rates are higher among females than males and higher among whites than among blacks and Hispanics.

Source:  Kandel, D., and Chen, K. (2000) Extent of smoking and nicotine dependence in the United States: 1991-1993. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2(3):263-274. (Reported in NIDA Notes, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2000.)


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Even more than growing up in a home where the mother smokes, prenatal exposure to smoke may predispose children to early smoking experimentation.
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