Frequency of attendance at religious services and cigarette smoking in American women and men: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

@article{Gillum2005FrequencyOA,
  title={Frequency of attendance at religious services and cigarette smoking in American women and men: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.},
  author={Richard F Gillum},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={607-13}
}
BACKGROUND Data are lacking from representative samples of total populations and Hispanic Americans on the association of cigarette smoking and religiousness/spirituality, a protective factor for mortality, and on the validity of self-reported smoking data for religious research. METHODS The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) included 18,774 persons aged 20 years and over with complete data on self-reported frequency of attendance at religious services, and… CONTINUE READING

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