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Mortality from smoking worldwide.

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Estimates are made of the numbers and proportions of deaths attributable to smoking in 44 developed countries in 1990. In developed countries as a whole, tobacco was responsible for 24% of all male deaths and 7% of all female deaths, rising to over 40% in men in some former socialist economies and 17% in women in the USA. The average loss of life for all cigarette smokers was about 8 years and for those whose deaths were attributable to tobacco about 16 years. Trends in mortality attributable...

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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:
British medical bulletin
Volume:
52
Issue:
1
Pages:
12-21
Publication date:
1996-01-05
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EISSN:
1471-8391
ISSN:
0007-1420
URN:
uuid:bb546e27-00dc-4e44-90a0-52a846682050
Source identifiers:
35955
Local pid:
pubs:35955

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