Effects of passive smoking on ischemic heart disease mortality of nonsmokers. A prospective study.

@article{Garland1985EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of passive smoking on ischemic heart disease mortality of nonsmokers. A prospective study.},
  author={Catherine Garland and Elizabeth Barrett-Connor and Lucina Suarez and Michael H. Criqui and Deborah L. Wingard},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1985},
  volume={121 5},
  pages={645-50}
}
The mortality attributable to ischemic heart disease as a result of cigarette smoking is greater of a community of older adults in southern California, the authors tested the hypothesis that nonsmoking women exposed to their husband's cigarette smoke would have an elevated risk of fatal ischemic heart disease. Married women aged 50-79 years who had never smoked cigarettes (n = 695) were classified according to the husband's self-reported smoking status at entry into the study: never, former, or… CONTINUE READING