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Smoking, drinking and incident tuberculosis in rural India: population-based case-control study.

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BACKGROUND: To investigate the extent to which smoking and/or drinking can increase the incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), a population-based case-control study was conducted in rural south India. METHODS: A total of 1839 males and 870 females treated in 2000-03 by state TB clinics were interviewed at home in 2004-05 about their education, smoking and drinking habits before disease onset. As controls, 2134 men and 2119 women without TB were randomly chosen from case villages and interv...

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10.1093/ije/dyp225

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Author
Journal:
International journal of epidemiology
Volume:
38
Issue:
4
Pages:
1018-1025
Publication date:
2009-08-05
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
URN:
uuid:3ad00adc-c0b6-4c8d-8630-14c8c98cf769
Source identifiers:
41365
Local pid:
pubs:41365

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