Smoking, smoking cessation, and 7-year mortality in a cohort of Thai adults

@inproceedings{Zhao2015SmokingSC,
  title={Smoking, smoking cessation, and 7-year mortality in a cohort of Thai adults},
  author={Jiaying Zhao and Cha-aim Pachanee and Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan and Sam-ang Seubsman and Adrian C. Sleigh},
  booktitle={Population Health Metrics},
  year={2015}
}
BackgroundSmoking is a strong risk factor for mortality in both the developed and the developing world. However, there is still limited research to examine the impact of smoking cessation and mortality in middle-income Southeast Asian populations.MethodsWe use longitudinal data from a large Thai cohort of adult Open University students residing nationwide, linked with official death records to assess the association of smoking status and mortality risks during a 7-year follow-up. The log-rank… CONTINUE READING
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