Association of tobacco habits, including bidi smoking, with overall and site-specific cancer incidence: results from the Mumbai cohort study

@article{Pednekar2011AssociationOT,
  title={Association of tobacco habits, including bidi smoking, with overall and site-specific cancer incidence: results from the Mumbai cohort study},
  author={M. Pednekar and P. Gupta and B. Yeole and J. Hebert},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2011},
  volume={22},
  pages={859-868}
}
  • M. Pednekar, P. Gupta, +1 author J. Hebert
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Cancer Causes & Control
  • ObjectiveBidis are hand-rolled cigarettes commonly smoked in South Asia and are marketed to Western populations as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes. This study examined the association between bidis and other forms of tobacco use and cancer incidence in an urban developing country population.MethodsUsing data from the large, well-characterized Mumbai cohort study, adjusted hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were computed from Cox proportional hazards regression… CONTINUE READING
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