Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Mar 21 2013
U.S. adults who experienced mental illness or who have had a substance use disorder in the past year are more likely than others to smoke, researchers say.
A report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration—part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—found adults experiencing any mental illness or a substance use disorder in the past year represented 24.8 percent of the U.S. adult population, but that same group used 40 percent of all cigarettes smoked by adults.
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