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Assessing Death Risks

Posted by medliorator on September 9, 2008

the effect of smoking on mortality risk is like adding 5 to 10 years of age. After publication of the first set of charts, we received many messages from patients, providers, and colleagues suggesting that the charts may be especially useful in smoking prevention and cessation efforts.

The Risk of Death by Age, Sex, and Smoking Status in the United States: Putting Health Risks in Context [Journal of the National Cancer Institute]

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