Shiffman S, Dunbar MS, Scholl SM, Tindle HA. Smoking motives of daily and non-daily smokers: a profile analysis. Drug and alcohol dependence. 2012 Dec 1;126(126). 362-8. Smoking motives of daily and non-daily smokers: a profile analysis. PMID: 22784601 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC3970262 NIHMSID: NIHMS393314.
Non-daily or intermittent smoking is becoming common, but little is known about smoking patterns of intermittent smokers (ITS). This study assesses differences in the profile of smoking motives of non-daily, ITS and daily smokers (DS).