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Deaths attributable to smoking in Taiwan, 1995

  • S. P. Tsai
  • C. P. Wen
  • D. D. Yen
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Abstract

The impact of smoking in a society is multifactorial and can be measured in several dimensions. One of the most important is the burden of mortality, i. e. the number of smoking-attributable deaths. The purpose of this study is to estimate the number of deaths due to smoking in Taiwan in 1995 by calculating the smoking-attributable mortality.

Keywords

Environmental Tobacco Smoke Active Smoking Death Registry South China Morning Inhale Cigarette Smoke 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Tsai
    • 1
  • C. P. Wen
    • 1
  • D. D. Yen
    • 1
  1. 1.John Tung FoundationTaipeiTaiwan, China

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