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A proportionate study of cancer mortality among members of a vegetarian society.

Abstract:

A proportionate study was carried out of the causes of death of the 759 Vegetarian Society members whose deaths were recorded in Society records and whose death certificates could be traced. Compared to the general population, a lower proportion of deaths from respiratory diseases and from lung cancer was noted particularly in long-standing members, consistent with the evidence that vegetarians smoke less than the average. The proportion of deaths from colorectal cancer was slightly lower tha...

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Publisher copy:
10.1038/bjc.1983.200
Journal:
British journal of cancer More from this journal
Volume:
48
Issue:
3
Pages:
355-361
Publication date:
1983-09-01
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:113141
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uuid:61c62f04-f70c-42ec-a88e-cdcce3232337
Local pid:
pubs:113141
Source identifiers:
113141
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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