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A review on studies of smoking and coronary heart disease in China and Hong Kong.

Cigarette smokers may be more liable to develop coronary heart disease (CHD).

​This meta-analysis examined the impact of smoking on the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in Chinese populations. Researchers compiled data from 42 eligible studies.

Researchers discovered that cigarette smoking promoted the development of coronary heart disease, especially in men. "The existing evidence supports that smoking is a cause of CHD in Chinese, particularly in men. The authors concluded.

Research Summary Information

  • 1999
  • He Y, Lam TH.
  • Institute of Geriatrics, General Hospital of PLA, Beijing 100853, China.
  • No, Free full text of study was not found.
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