Self-Assessment on Smoking Cessation
Take this self-assessment, adopted from the University of Rochester, to determine your nicotine dependence.
Circle your response and write in your score and total it at the bottom
A =0 Points
How soon after you wake do you smoke your first cigarette?
After 30 Minutes
Within 30 Minutes
Do you find it difficult to refrain from smoking in places where it is prohibited, such as in a public building, theater, or office?
Which of all the cigarettes you smoke in a day is the most satisfying?
Any other than the first one
The first one in the morning
How many cigarettes a day do you smoke?
More than 25
Do you smoke during the morning more than you smoke the rest of the day?
Do you smoke when you are feeling sick?
Does the brand you smoke have a low, medium, or high nicotine content?
Medium .5 - .9 mg
1.0 mg +
How often do you inhale the smoke from your cigarette?
A score of 4 or more points suggests that you are dependant on nicotine. Want to quit? Visit our resources page for links to help get you started
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