Smokeless tobacco as a possible risk factor for stroke in men: a nested case-control study.

@article{Asplund2003SmokelessTA,
  title={Smokeless tobacco as a possible risk factor for stroke in men: a nested case-control study.},
  author={Kjell Asplund and Salmir Nasic and Urban Janlert and Birgitta Stegmayr},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={
          1754-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Snuff and other forms of smokeless tobacco are widely used in some populations. Whereas the detrimental cardiovascular effects of smoking are well documented, possible health hazards associated with the use of smokeless tobacco remain controversial. The purpose of this study was to explore whether the use of snuff, a smokeless tobacco product, increases the risk of stroke in men. METHODS In a nested case-control study (1 case and 2 matched controls without… CONTINUE READING

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