Smoking, smoking cessation and heart disease risk: A 16-year follow-up study - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 82-003-X201300211770


This study measures the association between daily smoking and the risk of heart disease. The number of years of cessation required for former daily smokers to achieve a risk level similar to that of people who have never smoked daily is quantified. The study is based on data collected from 1994/1995 through 2010/2011 by the National Population Health Survey.

Issue Number: 2013002
Author(s): Shields, Margot; Wilkins, Kathryn

Main Product: Health Reports

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