[Why is life expectancy a problem for the Danes? The influence of smoking during the last 50 years].

  • Knud Juel
  • Published 1998 in Ugeskrift for laeger
The study quantifies the influence of smoking on mortality in Denmark and computes measures for the individual risk. Mortality due to lung cancer among Danish women is now the highest in Europe. Smoking-attributable deaths among men amounted to 3% in 1945, 26% in 1985, and 25% in 1995; the proportion is lower among women, but is increasing considerably. In… CONTINUE READING