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How much do mental disorders contribute to New Zealand’s tobacco epidemic?
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    Mental disorders and smoking: Correlation is not causality

    A recent article in Tobacco Control 1 reported that 33% of cigarettes are consumed by smokers who had a current mental disorder. The title, abstract and discussion of that article stated that this 33% represented how much “mental disorders contribute to tobacco consumption in New Zealand.” This statement is misleading for at least two reasons. First, although 33% of smokers had a current mental disorder, 21% of nonsmok...

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