Smoking and drinking by middle-aged British men: effects of social class and town of residence.

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In 7735 men aged 40-59, selected at random from general practices in 24 towns throughout Britain, pronounced differences were noted in the prevalences of smoking and drinking between the social classes. Social class differences also existed for frequency and quantity of drinking, type of beverage, and several aspects of smoking behaviour. Increasing amounts… (More)

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@article{Cummins1981SmokingAD, title={Smoking and drinking by middle-aged British men: effects of social class and town of residence.}, author={R. O. Cummins and A. G. Shaper and M. Walker and Christopher Wale}, journal={British medical journal}, year={1981}, volume={283 6305}, pages={1497-502} }