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How much life does a cigarette, stack, track, dose, gram take

Сколько жизни отнимает сигарета, стопка, дорожка, доза, грамм

Naturally, the figures are "hospital average" and the dose is taken as a certain average volume of consumption by a person with a lifelong addiction based on statistical data. For example, in the source it is indicated that the average daily dose of cocaine is 6.6 lanes, and alcohol - 2.14 “drinks” (32 ml of pure alcohol or 80 grams of vodka).

The American organization Treatment 4 Addiction calculated how many years of life cocaine, heroin, cigarettes, alcohol, methamphetamine, and methadone are taken. We are consolidating for you this important infographic so that you know how drugs are killing us. Be sure to tell those who need it.

ALCOHOL. CHRONICLES TO DEATH

Сколько жизни отнимает сигарета, стопка, дорожка, доза, грамм

Chronic alcohol use:

  • Reduced Life: -29%
  • Average age of onset of consumption: 16 years
  • Average daily dose: 2.14 “drinks” (equivalent to 80 grams of vodka)
  • Life expectancy for chronic consumption: 55.6 years (average consumption 39.6 years)
  • Lost years: 23.1

Each “drink” can cost the average chronic consumer 6.6 hours of life.

By “chronic consumer” in US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention we mean a person who drinks more than 15 “drinks” per week (more than 0.6 liters per week in “vodka terms”).

CIGARETTES

Сколько жизни отнимает сигарета, стопка, дорожка, доза, грамм

Chronic smoking:

  • Reduced Life: -13%
  • Average age of onset of consumption: 17.8 years
  • Average daily dose: pack (20 cigarettes)
  • Life expectancy for chronic smoking: 68.7 years (average consumption 50.9 years)
  • Lost years: 10

Each cigarette costs an average chronic smoker 13.8 minutes of life. The whole pack reduces life by an average of 4.6 hours.

HEROIN

Сколько жизни отнимает сигарета, стопка, дорожка, доза, грамм

Chronic heroin use:

  • Reduced Life: -52%
  • Average age to start regular consumption: 23 years
  • The number of doses of chronic consumer per day: 3
  • Life expectancy for chronic consumption: 37.5 years (average consumption 14.5 years)
  • Lost years: 41.2

Each dose of heroin shortens life by an average of 22.8 hours.

Methamphetamine

Сколько жизни отнимает сигарета, стопка, дорожка, доза, грамм

Chronic methamphetamine intake:

  • Reduced Life: -53%
  • Average age of onset of consumption: 19.7 years
  • The average number of doses per day: 5.3
  • Average life expectancy for chronic consumption: 36.8 years (average consumption term 17.1 years)
  • Lost years: 41.9

Each dose of methamphetamine shortens life by an average of 11.1 hours.

METHADON

Сколько жизни отнимает сигарета, стопка, дорожка, доза, грамм

Chronic methadone use:

  • Reduced Life: -49%
  • Average age of onset of regular consumption: 22.3 years
  • The average number of doses per day: 4
  • Life expectancy for chronic consumption: 40.5 years (average consumption 18.2 years)
  • Lost years: 38.2

Starting to consume methadone regularly, an addict lives on average only 1/3 of what he could live on.

Each dose of methadone shortens life by an average of 12.6 hours.

COCAINE

Сколько жизни отнимает сигарета, стопка, дорожка, доза, грамм

Chronic cocaine use:

  • Reduced Life: -44%
  • Average age of onset of consumption: 20 years
  • Average doses per day: 6.6 lanes or 1 gram
  • Average life expectancy for chronic consumption: 44.5 years (average consumption term 24.5 years)
  • Lost years: 34.3

Starting to consume cocaine regularly, you lose more than half of the years remaining on Earth.

Each lane of cocaine shortens life by an average of 5.1 hours.

Data based on figures from US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and several other sources.