TITLE

State-Specific Smoking-Attributable Mortality and Years of Potential Life Lost -- United States, 2000-2004

AUTHOR(S)
Adhikari, B.; Kahende, J.; Malarcher, A.; Husten, C.; Asman, K.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/23/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a discussion about death and years of potential life lost (YPLL) related to smoking in the U.S. from 2000 to 2004. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 443,000 deaths from the time period are associated with cigarette smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke. It found that California has the highest smoking-attributable mortality (SAM) rate.
ACCESSION #
38799540

 

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