Tobacco trouble

Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

A study conducted by a UK research group revealed that among women dying due to tobacco intake the world over, Scottish women figure on the top of the list. This is 2/3rds more than in the UK. Incidentally, smoking is one of the main causes of premature deaths in both the countries.

The study which covered over 5,000 adults between the age of 16 and 74, reveals that while the instances of male smokers between the ages of 34-69 were decreasing, the case of women still soars high.

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