Passive smoking and lung cancer in nonsmoking women.

@article{Brownson1992PassiveSA,
  title={Passive smoking and lung cancer in nonsmoking women.},
  author={Ross C. Brownson and Michael C. R. Alavanja and Elaine C. Hock and Timothy S. Loy},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1992},
  volume={82 11},
  pages={
          1525-30
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The causes of lung cancer among nonsmokers are not clearly understood. To further evaluate the relation between passive smoke exposure and lung cancer in nonsmoking women, we conducted a population-based, case-control study. METHODS Case patients (n = 618), identified through the Missouri Cancer Registry for the period 1986 through 1991, included 432 lifetime nonsmokers and 186 ex-smokers who had stopped at least 15 years before diagnosis or who had smoked for less than 1 pack-year… CONTINUE READING
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