Sickness absence, respiratory impairment and smoking in industry: an australian study.

@article{Smith1981SicknessAR,
  title={Sickness absence, respiratory impairment and smoking in industry: an australian study.},
  author={Georgina C. Smith and James A. Athanasou and C J Reid and Tai Keung Ng and David D. Ferguson},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={1981},
  volume={1 5},
  pages={235-7}
}
A retrospective study of sickness absence, respiratory impairment and their relation to smoking habits was conducted among a heterogeneous population of 1867 staff members of 12 Australian organizations. Data on smoking habits were used to divide the sample into current cigarette smokers (n=392), ex-cigarette smokers (n=182) and those who had never smoked… CONTINUE READING