Corpus ID: 77152922

Assessing the damage from cigarette smoking in New York State.

  title={Assessing the damage from cigarette smoking in New York State.},
  author={Smith Pf and Shultz Jm and Morse Dl},
  journal={New York state journal of medicine},
  • Smith Pf, Shultz Jm, Morse Dl
  • Published 1990
  • Medicine
  • New York state journal of medicine
  • Although there is clear evidence that smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States today, almost one third of American adults continue to smoke. To promote public awareness of smoking's adverse effects, we applied a previously established methodology to estimate the impact of cigarette smoking in New York State. Using New York State-specific mortality data, cigarette smoking prevalence rates, and total health care costs, we found that cigarette smoking caused almost 27… CONTINUE READING
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