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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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10.1136/tc.2008.026294

Authors


Allender, S More by this author
Balakrishnan, R More by this author
Scarborough, P More by this author
Webster, P More by this author
Journal:
Tobacco control
Volume:
18
Issue:
4
Pages:
262-267
Publication date:
2009-08-05
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EISSN:
1468-3318
ISSN:
0964-4563
URN:
uuid:57a7d552-d855-405c-a4bd-02ffd61ddae4
Source identifiers:
163586
Local pid:
pubs:163586

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