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Mortality and smoking in Hong Kong: case-control study of all adult deaths in 1998.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the mortality currently associated with smoking in Hong Kong, and, since cigarette consumption reached its peak 20 years earlier in Hong Kong than in mainland China, to predict mortality in China 20 years hence. DESIGN: Case-control study. Past smoking habits of all Chinese adults in Hong Kong who died in 1998 (cases) were sought from those registering the death. SETTING: All the death registries in Hong Kong. PARTICIPANTS: 27 507 dead cases (81% of all registered deaths)...

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10.1136/bmj.323.7309.361

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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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Author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
323
Issue:
7309
Pages:
361
Publication date:
2001-08-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Language:
English
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pubs:37917
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uuid:f5a571d5-0cfa-434f-9312-f1889e86457c
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pubs:37917
Source identifiers:
37917
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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