Dietary and lifestyle correlates of passive smoking in Hong Kong, Japan, Sweden, and the U.S.A.

@article{Koo1997DietaryAL,
  title={Dietary and lifestyle correlates of passive smoking in Hong Kong, Japan, Sweden, and the U.S.A.},
  author={Linda C. Koo and Geoffrey C Kabat and Ragnar Rylander and Suketami Tominaga and Ituro Kato and J. H. Ho},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={159-69}
}
From epidemiologic studies in several countries, passive smoking has been associated with increased risk for lung cancer, respiratory diseases, and coronary heart disease. Since the relative risks derived from those studies are weak, i.e. relative risk less than two, we investigated whether poorer diets and less healthy lifestyles might act as confounders and be correlated with having a smoking husband on a cross-cultural basis. Characteristics of never-smoked wives with or without smoking… CONTINUE READING
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