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Ischemic stroke risk and passive exposure to spouses' cigarette smoking. Melbourne Stroke Risk Factor Study (MERFS) Group | You RX, Thrift AG, McNeil JJ, Davis SM, Donnan GA
Article Published: 1999

Risk: RR= 1.70 (0.98-2.92) from text table 8.1, CALEPA 2004
Type: Case-Control
Funding Source: see further information
Significance: Not Statistically Significant Positive

Published By: Am J Public Health 89(4):572-5

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This study was supported by the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation and was approved by ethics committees at each of the participating hospitals.  Roger You was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Postgraduate Research Scholarship.  Informed consent was obtained from each participant. 


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