Cohort Profile: the Chennai prospective study of mortality among 500,000 adults in Tamil Nadu, South India.

@article{Gajalakshmi2007CohortPT,
  title={Cohort Profile: the Chennai prospective study of mortality among 500,000 adults in Tamil Nadu, South India.},
  author={Vendhan Gajalakshmi and Richard Peto and Vendhan Chiruvai Kanimozhi and Gary George Whitlock and Dasarathi Veeramani},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={1190-5}
}
A prospective study of half a million adults living in the city of Chennai (formerly Madras) arose out of discussions at the 1994 International Cancer Congress in Delhi about how to assess the effects of tobacco on health in different parts of India. Chennai is the capital of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, and it is India’s fourth most populous city… CONTINUE READING