Smoking typology in a Turkish sample

Int J Addict. 1987 Mar;22(3):289-99. doi: 10.3109/10826088709027431.


The present study attempts to classify motives for smoking on the basis of 39 items related to smoking behavior. The responses of 194 Turkish smokers were subjected to a factor analysis which resulted in nine smoking types. The results of the study are discussed in respect to the typologies developed in some Western countries.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Cross-Cultural Comparison*
  • Humans
  • Motivation*
  • Psychological Tests
  • Smoking*
  • Turkey