Calculation of population attributable risk for bidi smoking and oral cancer in south Asia.

@article{Rahman2005CalculationOP,
  title={Calculation of population attributable risk for bidi smoking and oral cancer in south Asia.},
  author={Mahbubur Rahman and J. Gene Sakamoto and Tsuguya Fukui},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={510-4}
}
BACKGROUND Bidi smoking, which is widely prevalent in India and in other south Asian countries, increases the risk of oral cancer as observed in case-control studies and metaanalysis. However, population attributable risk percent (PAR%) has not been determined yet. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twelve case-control studies conducted in India, Pakistan, and Sri… CONTINUE READING