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Inhaling and lung cancer: an anomaly explained.

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An objective index of inhaling cigarette smoke based on carboxyhaemoglobin concentrations and the carbon monoxide yields of cigarettes was used to investigate possible systematic differences in the extent of inhaling among light and heavy smokers when classified according to their self described inhaling habits. A total of 2108 men who smoked cigarettes were studied. Heavy smokers (20 or more cigarettes a day) had a higher average inhaling index than light smokers (fewer than 20 cigarettes a ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
Journal:
British medical journal (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
287
Issue:
6401
Pages:
1273-1275
Publication date:
1983-10-05
ISSN:
0267-0623
URN:
uuid:f3d7beb8-7ddd-4d1e-91f7-aa0ea42e57fc
Source identifiers:
79358
Local pid:
pubs:79358

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