Deaths attributable to smoking in Taiwan, 1995
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.
KeywordsEnvironmental Tobacco Smoke Active Smoking Death Registry South China Morning Inhale Cigarette Smoke
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