Passive smoking and the risk of heart attack or coronary death.

@article{Dobson1991PassiveSA,
  title={Passive smoking and the risk of heart attack or coronary death.},
  author={Annette J Dobson and Helen Miller Alexander and Richard F. Heller and David M. Lloyd},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={1991},
  volume={154 12},
  pages={793-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To estimate the prevalence of passive smoking in an Australian population, the magnitude of risk of myocardial infarction or coronary death associated with passive smoking and the extent to which fibrinogen concentrations might be affected by passive smoking. DESIGN A population-based case-control study of myocardial infarction or coronary death and passive smoking, and measurement of fibrinogen in a random sample from the same population. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Residents of… CONTINUE READING

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