The Beaver Dam Eye Study: the relation of age-related maculopathy to smoking.

@article{Klein1993TheBD,
  title={The Beaver Dam Eye Study: the relation of age-related maculopathy to smoking.},
  author={Ronald Klein and Barbara E. Klein and Ken Linton and David DeMets},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={137 2},
  pages={190-200}
}
There are conflicting reports regarding the relation of cigarette smoking to age-related maculopathy, a major cause of blindness in the United States. In this report, the authors examined this association in people aged 43-86 years (n = 4,771) who participated in the Beaver Dam Eye Study, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin (1988-1990). Exposure data on cigarette smoking were derived from questions about present and past smoking, duration of smoking, and the number of cigarettes smoked per day. Age-related… CONTINUE READING
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