A comparison of smokers' and ex-smokers' health-related quality of life.

  title={A comparison of smokers' and ex-smokers' health-related quality of life.},
  author={Maria {\^A}ngela Andr{\'e} Tillmann and Jonathan Silcock},
  journal={Journal of public health medicine},
  volume={19 3},
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to assess the difference in health status between current smokers and ex-smokers of five years or greater standing. METHODS A group of current smokers and a group of ex-smokers (of five years or greater standing) in Aberdeen, north-east Scotland, were each sent a postal questionnaire containing SF-36, EuroQol, condition-specific and socio-demographic questions. The subjects were 3000 adults (1500 smokers, 1500 ex-smokers) randomly selected from the records… CONTINUE READING

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