UMMS: Nicotine Dependency Calculator
UMMS Health Calculators

What is your level of nicotine addiction?

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The nicotine dependency test will help determine your level of nicotine addiction.

If you or a loved one is trying to quit smoking, knowing your level of nicotine addiction can help you determine what smoking cessation plan is best for you.

This test should be used as a guideline and has been approved for medical accuracy by Dartmouth Medical School.

Answer the following questions to identify your level of dependency on nicotine:

Question 1 of 6:

How soon after you wake do you smoke your first cigarette?

Within 5 minutes
6 to 30 minutes
More than 30 minutes

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