"Why I Smoke" Test

5-Always; 4-Frequently; 3-Occasionally; 2-Seldom; 1-Never

Please Select one of the choices for all questions.

A. I smoke cigarettes to keep from slowing down.


B. Handling a cigarette is part of the enjoyment of smoking it.


C. Smoking cigarettes is pleasant and relaxing.


D. I light up a cigarette when I’m upset about something.


E. When I run out of cigarettes I find it almost unbearable.


F. I smoke automatically without even being aware of it.


G. I smoke to perk myself up.


H. Part of the enjoyment of smoking comes from the steps I take to light up.


I. I find cigarettes pleasurable.


J. When I feel uncomfortable about something, I light up a cigarette.


K. I am very much aware of the fact when I am not smoking.


L. I light up a cigarette without realizing I still have one burning in the ashtray.


M. I smoke to give myself a "lift."


N. Part of the enjoyment of smoking is in watching the smoke I exhale.


O. I want a cigarette most when I am comfortable and relaxed.


P. When I feel "blue" or want to take my mind off my cares, I smoke a cigarette.


Q. I get a real craving for a cigarette when I haven’t smoked for a while.


R. I’ve found a cigarette in my mouth and didn’t remember having put it there.



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