Masculinity and Smoking

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Science  18 Dec 1959:
Vol. 130, Issue 3390, pp. 1706-1707
DOI: 10.1126/science.130.3390.1706


Study of the relative strength of the masculine component in a series of males reveals a significant association with their differential smoking habits. Weakness of the masculine component is significantly more frequent in smokers than in nonsmokers and most frequent in the heavier smokers.