Smoking status and differential white cell count in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk population.

@article{Smith2003SmokingSA,
  title={Smoking status and differential white cell count in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk population.},
  author={Megan R Smith and Ann Louise Kinmonth and Robert N Luben and Sheila Anne Bingham and N. E. Day and Nicholas J Wareham and Ailsa A Welch and Kay-tee Khaw},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2003},
  volume={169 2},
  pages={331-7}
}
The total white blood cell (WBC) count is reported to be an independent predictor of mortality in several prospective studies. We investigated the association between total and differential WBC counts and cigarette smoking habit in a cross-sectional population-based study of 6902 men and 8405 women 39-79 years of age participating between July 1994 and 1997 in the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk) study. Main outcome measures included WBC, granulocyte, lymphocyte and… CONTINUE READING
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