Tobacco—the importance of relevant information on risk
Author: Darby, Sarah C.
Source: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), Volume 166, Number 2, June 2003 , pp. 225-231(7)
Although it has been widely accepted since the 1960s that smoking cigarettes carries a substantial health risk, worldwide mortality from tobacco-related diseases is increasing rapidly at the beginning of the 21st century. To provide the motivation to control this epidemic there is a continuing and pressing need for information on the risks of tobacco consumption that is accurate, up to date, locally relevant and imaginatively presented.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: University of Oxford, UK
Publication date: 2003-06-01