Effect of smoking on FEV decline in a cross-sectional and longitudinal study of a large cohort of Japanese males.

@article{Omori2005EffectOS,
  title={Effect of smoking on FEV decline in a cross-sectional and longitudinal study of a large cohort of Japanese males.},
  author={Hisamitsu Omori and Yoshio Nonami and Yasuo Morimoto},
  journal={Respirology},
  year={2005},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={
          464-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The effects of cigarette smoking and smoking cessation on age-related pulmonary function decline was assessed in both cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. METHODOLOGY In the cross-sectional study, pulmonary function data from 11,875 healthy asymptomatic males, aged between 35 and 74, were analysed and correlated with their smoking history and age. In the longitudinal study, changes in pulmonary function were monitored over a 5-year period in 1888 healthy males. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING

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