Smoking expands expected lifetime with musculoskeletal disease

@article{BrnnumHansen2003SmokingEE,
  title={Smoking expands expected lifetime with musculoskeletal disease},
  author={Henrik Br\onnum-Hansen and Knud Juel},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={18},
  pages={183-184}
}
By indirect estimation of mortality from smoking and life table methods we estimated expected lifetime without musculoskeletal diseases among never smokers, ex-smokers, and smokers. We found that although life expectancy of a heavy smoker is 7 years shorter than that of a never smoker, heavy smokers can expect to live more than 2 years longer with… CONTINUE READING