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Disparities in Current Cigarette Smoking Among US Adults With Mental Health Conditions

  1. The prevalence of cigarette smoking was what percentage higher in comparing the populations with vs without any mental illness in the current study?
  2. Which diagnostic cohort of adults with mental illness had the highest prevalence of cigarette smoking in the current study?
    Major depression alone
    Major depression plus serious psychological distress
    Any mental illness
    Serious psychological distress alone
  3. Which racial/ethnic group had the highest rates of cigarette smoking in the current study?
    Native Americans/Alaska Natives
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
  4. Which of the following variables in the current study was most associated with higher disparities in cigarette smoking prevalence among adults with mental illness?
    Arrest and booking and lack of health insurance
    Being male and urban environment
    Some college educational attainment and being single
    Being female and identifying as LGBT