Improvements in life expectancy among Australians due to reductions in smoking: Results from a risk percentiles approach

@inproceedings{Mannan2015ImprovementsIL,
  title={Improvements in life expectancy among Australians due to reductions in smoking: Results from a risk percentiles approach},
  author={Haider Mannan and Andrea Curtis and Andrew B. Forbes and Dianna J. Maglianno and Judy A Lowthian and Manoj Gambhir and J. J. McNeil},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Tobacco smoking is a major burden on the Australian population in terms of health, social and economic costs. Because of this, in 2008, all Australian Governments agreed to set targets to reduce prevalence of smoking to 10 % by 2018 and subsequently introduced several very strong anti-smoking measures. On this backdrop, we estimated in 2012-13… CONTINUE READING