Summary of a Canadian study of smoking and health.

  title={Summary of a Canadian study of smoking and health.},
  author={E W Best and Clay B Walker and Paul Manuel Aviles Baker and F M Delaquis and Joann Mcgregor and A C McKenzie},
  journal={Canadian Medical Association journal},
  volume={96 15},
The object of this study was to investigate the relationship between residence, occupation and smoking habits, and mortality from chronic diseases, particularly lung cancer. It was a prospective study, initiated by a questionnaire sent to Canadian veteran pension recipients. The study was based on the replies of 78,000 males and 14,000 females, together… CONTINUE READING