The effect of smoking on the healthy life expectancy of Palestinian men in the West Bank: a cross-sectional study.

@article{BrnnumHansen2018TheEO,
  title={The effect of smoking on the healthy life expectancy of Palestinian men in the West Bank: a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Henrik Br\onnum-Hansen and Marie Jonassen and Amira Shaheen and Mohammed Duraidi and Khaled Qalalwa and Bernard Le Jeune},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2018},
  volume={391 Suppl 2},
  pages={S17}
}
BACKGROUND The high prevalence of smoking (40%) in men living in the West Bank of the occupied Palestinian territory is a major challenge for the Palestinian health authorities. The aim of this study was to estimate life expectancy and the average lifetime with and without chronic disease in men living in the West Bank who had never smoked, were ex-smokers… CONTINUE READING