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The burden of smoking-related ill health in the UK

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Background: Smoking is one of the biggest avoidable causes of morbidity and mortality in the United Kingdom. This paper quantifies the current health and economic burden of smoking in the UK. It provides comparisons with previous studies of the burden of smoking in the UK and with the costs for other chronic disease risk factors. Methods: A systematic literature review to identify previous estimates of National Health Service costs attributable to smoking was undertaken. Information from the ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/tc.2008.026294

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
Role:
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S. Allender
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Funding agency for:
P. Scarborough
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Tobacco Control Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
4
Pages:
262-267
Publication date:
2009-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-3318
URN:
uuid:1db6f447-885d-4a2c-9b88-b6da7a7508d8
Local pid:
ora:3642

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