The relationship of active and passive smoking to carotid atherosclerosis 12-14 years later.

@article{DiezRoux1995TheRO,
  title={The relationship of active and passive smoking to carotid atherosclerosis 12-14 years later.},
  author={Ana V. Diez-Roux and F. Javier J Nieto and George W. Comstock and George Howard and Moys{\'e}s Szklo},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={48-55}
}
BACKGROUND Active and passive smoking have been found to be associated with clinical atherosclerotic disease. To explore the effects of smoking on atherogenesis, we investigated the relationship of past and current active and passive smoking to carotid atherosclerosis in middle-aged adults. METHODS The study population consisted of 2,073 middle-aged residents of Washington County, Maryland. Information on active smoking and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) was obtained from a… CONTINUE READING

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