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21st-century hazards of smoking and benefits of cessation in the United States.

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BACKGROUND: Extrapolation from studies in the 1980s suggests that smoking causes 25% of deaths among women and men 35 to 69 years of age in the United States. Nationally representative measurements of the current risks of smoking and the benefits of cessation at various ages are unavailable. METHODS: We obtained smoking and smoking-cessation histories from 113,752 women and 88,496 men 25 years of age or older who were interviewed between 1997 and 2004 in the U.S. National Health Interview Sur...

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10.1056/nejmsa1211128

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New England journal of medicine More from this journal
Volume:
368
Issue:
4
Pages:
341-350
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
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English
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2013-11-16

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