[Smoking and alcohol consumption as risk factors of pulmonary tuberculosis in Chengdu: a matched case-control study].

@article{Dong2001SmokingAA,
  title={[Smoking and alcohol consumption as risk factors of pulmonary tuberculosis in Chengdu: a matched case-control study].},
  author={Birong Dong and Nan Ge and Yumin Zhou},
  journal={Hua xi yi ke da xue xue bao = Journal of West China University of Medical Sciences = Huaxi yike daxue xuebao},
  year={2001},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={104-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between personal behaviors (smoking and alcohol consumption) and contracting pulmonary tuberculosis. METHODS 346 persons (173 cases and 173 controls) were selected from 12 communities of Chengdu area, all the cases were active TB patients (by WHO criteria) from March 1996 to March 1997… CONTINUE READING