A case-control study of tobacco smoking and tuberculosis in India

<b>Objectives:</b> To evaluate the role of smoking as a risk factor for the development of pulmonary tuberculosis. <b> Materials and Methods:</b> A total of 111 sputum smear-positive patients of pulmonary tuberculosis and 333 controls matched for age and sex were interviewe...

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Main Authors: Prasad R, Suryakant, Garg R, Singhal S, Dawar R, Agarwal G
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2009-01-01
Series:Annals of Thoracic Medicine
Online Access:http://www.thoracicmedicine.org/article.asp?issn=1817-1737;year=2009;volume=4;issue=4;spage=208;epage=210;aulast=Prasad