The influence of smoking on vitamin C status in adults.

@article{Schectman1989TheIO,
  title={The influence of smoking on vitamin C status in adults.},
  author={Gordon Schectman and James C. Byrd and H. William Gruchow},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1989},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={
          158-62
        }
}
To further define the relation between smoking and vitamin C status, the dietary and serum vitamin C levels of 11,592 respondents in the second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES II) were analyzed. Smokers of 20 cigarettes daily had the lowest vitamin C dietary intake (79 mg, 95% CI:73, 84) and serum levels (0.82 mg/dl, 95% CI: 0.77, 0.86; 46.6 mumol/L, 95% CI: 43.7, 48.8), while smokers of 1-19 cigarettes daily had decreased vitamin C intake (97 mg; 95% CI: 90, 104 mg… CONTINUE READING
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