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How much life takes a cigarette, a pile, a path, a dose, a gram

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

Naturally, the figures "average for the hospital" and for the dose are taken as a certain average amount of consumption by a person with lifelong dependence on the basis of statistical data. For example, the source says that the average daily dose of cocaine is 6.6 tracks, and alcohol is 2.14 "Drinks" (32 ml of pure alcohol or 80 grams of vodka).

The American organization Treatment 4 Addiction has counted how many years of life cocaine, heroin, cigarettes, alcohol, methamphetamine, methadone are being taken away. We consolidate for you this important infographics so you know how drugs kill us. Be sure to pass it on to those who need it.

ALCOHOL. CHRONICLES TO DEATH

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

Chronic use of alcohol:

  • Decrease of life: -29%
  • Average age of consumption: 16 years
  • Average daily dose: 2,14 "Drinks" (equivalent to 80 grams of vodka)
  • Average life expectancy with chronic consumption: 55.6 years (average period of consumption is 39.6 years)
  • Lost Years: 23.1

Each "drink" can cost an average chronic consumer of 6.6 hours of life.

Under the "chronic consumer" in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is understood a person who drinks more than 15 "drinks" per week (more than 0.6 liters per week in the "vodka calculus").

CIGARETTES

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

Chronic smoking:

  • Decrease of the period of life: -13%
  • Average age of consumption: 17.8 years
  • Average daily dose: pack (20 cigarettes)
  • Average life expectancy for chronic smoking: 68.7 years (average period of consumption 50.9 years)
  • Lost Years: 10

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

HEROIN

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

Chronic use of heroin:

  • Decrease of life: -52%
  • Average age of regular consumption: 23 years
  • Number of chronic doses per day: 3
  • Average life expectancy for chronic consumption: 37.5 years (average period of consumption 14.5 years)
  • Lost Years: 41.2

Each dose of heroin reduces life on average by 22.8 hours.

METAMPETAMINE

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

Chronic methamphetamine consumption:

  • Decrease of life: -53%
  • Average age of consumption: 19.7 years
  • Average number of doses per day: 5,3
  • Average life expectancy for chronic consumption: 36.8 years (average period of consumption 17.1 years)
  • Lost Years: 41.9

Each dose of methamphetamine reduces life on average by 11.1 hours.

METADON

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

Chronic use of methadone:

  • Decrease of life: -49%
  • Average age of regular consumption: 22.3 years
  • Average number of doses per day: 4
  • Average life expectancy for chronic consumption: 40.5 years (average period of consumption 18.2 years)
  • Lost Years: 38.2

Starting to consume methadone regularly, the addict lives on average only 1/3 of what he could have lived.

Each dose of methadone reduces life on average by 12.6 hours.

COCAINE

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

Chronic use of cocaine:

  • Decrease of the period of life: -44%
  • Average age of consumption: 20 years
  • Average number of doses per day: 6.6 tracks or 1 gram
  • Average life expectancy with chronic consumption: 44.5 years (average period of consumption 24.5 years)
  • Lost Years: 34.3

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

Each track of cocaine reduces life on average by 5.1 hours.

The data is based on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) figures, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and some other sources.