Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Tobacco smoking and all-cause mortality in a large Australian cohort study: findings from a mature epidemic with current low smoking prevalence

Banks, Emily; Joshy, Grace; Weber, Marianne F; Liu, Bette; Grenfell, Robert; Egger, Sam; Paige, Ellie; Lopez, Alan D; Sitas, Freddy; Beral, Valerie

Description

BACKGROUND The smoking epidemic in Australia is characterised by historic levels of prolonged smoking, heavy smoking, very high levels of long-term cessation, and low current smoking prevalence, with 13% of adults reporting that they smoked daily in 2013. Large-scale quantitative evidence on the relationship of tobacco smoking to mortality in Australia is not available despite the potential to provide independent international evidence about the contemporary risks of smoking. METHODS This is a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-02-24
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/13240
Source: BMC Medicine
DOI: 10.1186/s12916-015-0281-z

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
Banks et al Tobacco Smoking and All-cause Mortality 2015.pdf1.38 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  12 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator