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Smoking and dementia in male British doctors: prospective study.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the possible association between smoking and dementia. DESIGN: Prospective study. SETTING: Cohort of British male doctors followed up since 1951. SUBJECTS: 34 439 male British doctors, with 24 133 deaths recorded. RESULTS: For all types of dementia combined the relative risk was 0.96 (95% confidence interval 0.78 to 1.18), based on 473 deaths at a mean age of 81 years. For probable or definite Alzheimer's disease, the relative risk in continuing smokers was 0.99 (0.78 to...

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10.1136/bmj.320.7242.1097

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
320
Issue:
7242
Pages:
1097-1102
Publication date:
2000-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:31660
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uuid:6abec626-0d14-4289-9364-e8575fe0e6a2
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pubs:31660
Source identifiers:
31660
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2012-12-19

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