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How dependent on nicotine am I?

Find out your nicotine dependency score

Nicotine is an extremely powerful and addictive drug that is inhaled when you smoke. Smokers often struggle to stay smoke free because of the addictiveness of nicotine and the cravings they experience when they try to quit.

By completing the test below, you will have a better understanding of your nicotine dependency. The test will provide you a score from 0 to 10. The dependency score measures the amount you smoke, how you choose to smoke your cigarettes and an assessment of your need to smoke.

It is important to remember there is no safe level of smoking.

Q1. How soon after you wake up do you smoke your first cigarette? (select one)

Q2. Do you find it difficult to refrain from smoking in places where it is forbidden? (select one)

Q3. Which cigarette would you find most difficult to give up? (select one)

Q4. How many cigarettes per day do you smoke? (select one)

Q5. Do you smoke more frequently in the first hours after waking than during the rest of the day? (select one)

Q6. Do you smoke even if you are so ill that you are in bed most of the day? (select one)