Smoking Adds to High Mortality in Men on Lower Social Rungs

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Smoking Adds to High Mortality in Men on Lower Social Rungs

By Judith Groch, MedPage Today

TORONTO , July 14 -- Cigarettes take an exceptionally high toll on blue-collar men, according to investigators here and overseas.

They have twice the risk of dying prematurely compared with men of higher social and economic classes, and half the difference can be attributed to smoking, found an international team.

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