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.

Original publication

DOI

10.1111/1467-985X.00270

Type

Journal article

Journal

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A: Statistics in Society

Publication Date

09/06/2003

Volume

166

Pages

225 - 231