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O'Connor, R and Houghton, Frank and O'Connell, El (2004) Prevalence of smoking among diabetic patients in the Mid-West region. NIHS Research Bulletin , 2 , (4) , pp. 1-2.

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Cardiovascular disease is substantially increased in diabetes mellitus and is the chief cause of death.1 It is significantly exacerbated by tobacco smoking. Ideally, no diabetic should smoke. Currently, smoking prevalence among the general population in Ireland is 31%.2

Objective
To determine the prevalence of tobacco smoking among diabetic patients in a nationally representative sample in the Mid-West region of Ireland.


Item Type
Article
Date
December 2004
Page Range
pp. 1-2
Publisher
National Institute of Health Sciences
Volume
2
Number
4
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 4227 (Electronic Only)

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