A nationally representative case-control study of smoking and death in India.

@article{Jha2008ANR,
  title={A nationally representative case-control study of smoking and death in India.},
  author={Prabhat Jha and Binu Jacob and Vendhan Gajalakshmi and Prakash C Gupta and Neeraj Dhingra and Rajesh Kumar and Dhirendra Narain Sinha and Rajesh Dikshit and Dillip Kumar Parida and Rajeev Kamadod and Jillian Boreham and Richard Peto},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={358 11},
  pages={
          1137-47
        }
}
  • Prabhat Jha, Binu Jacob, +9 authors Richard Peto
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • BACKGROUND The nationwide effects of smoking on mortality in India have not been assessed reliably. METHODS In a nationally representative sample of 1.1 million homes, we compared the prevalence of smoking among 33,000 deceased women and 41,000 deceased men (case subjects) with the prevalence of smoking among 35,000 living women and 43,000 living men (unmatched control subjects). Mortality risk ratios comparing smokers with nonsmokers were adjusted for age, educational level, and use of… CONTINUE READING

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