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Impact of smoking on mortality and life expectancy in Japanese smokers: a prospective cohort study.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the impact of smoking on overall mortality and life expectancy in a large Japanese population, including some who smoked throughout adult life. DESIGN: The Life Span Study, a population-based prospective study, initiated in 1950. SETTING: Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. PARTICIPANTS: Smoking status for 27,311 men and 40,662 women was obtained during 1963-92. Mortality from one year after first ascertainment of smoking status until 1 January 2008 has been analysed. MAI...

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10.1136/bmj.e7093

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
345
Issue:
7883
Pages:
e7093
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:92295640-e43f-45da-b077-c392511e1689
Source identifiers:
356298
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pubs:356298

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