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Cigarette smoking and social inequalities in the UK

 
A hundred years ago, the cigarette was a mark of social distinction for affluent white men. Today, men and women are equally represented among the UK’s smokers, a nicotine-dependent population drawn disproportionately from poorer groups. Between then and now lies the story of a silent killer with so much to tell us about how health risks emerge and become patterned by social inequalities. The lecture tells this story.

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  • Dates12 Oct 2012 - 12 Oct 2012
  • AddressWolfson Research Institute
    Durham University Queen's Campus
    Stockton-on-Tees
    TS17 6BH

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