Mortality among male cigar and cigarette smokers in the USA

  title={Mortality among male cigar and cigarette smokers in the USA},
  author={Brad Rodu and Nantaporn Plurphanswat},
  journal={Harm Reduction Journal},
Background Cigars and cigarettes are both smoked, but much less is known about the former’s long-term health effects, due to its low prevalence and infrequent collection of cigar information in national surveys. Purpose We conducted a follow-up mortality study of cigar-smoking men age 40–79 years in National Health Interview Surveys (NHIS). Methods We used pooled NHIS files linked to the National Death Index to obtain follow-up from year of interview to year of death or December 31, 2015. We… 
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