Smoking, Health, and Personality

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Illustrations
i.
Increase in cigarette consumption per adult in five countries from 1920-60 19
2.
Risk of contracting lung cancer of type I or type 2 as related to the average amount of tobacco smoked 27
3.
Mortality rates from cancer (all types) 34
4.
Death rates from lung cancer, other forms of cancer, tuberculosis of the lungs, and bronchitis, in men aged 45-64 from 1916-59 35
5.
Tobacco consumption in the United Kingdom from I890-1958 37
6.
Crude male death rates from lung cancer in 1950 and per capita consumption of cigarettes in 1930 in various countries 42
7.
The relationship of death rates from coronary heart disease to smoking habits 44
8.
Death rate plotted against age 48
9.
Age-adjusted death rates for various disease groups in relation to amount of smoking 54
10.
Per cent of infants weighing less than 5 ½ lbs according to the cigarette smoking habits of their fathers 64
ii.
Per cent of infants weighing less than 5 ½ lbs according to the cigarette smoking habits of their mothers 65
12.
Per cent of infants weighing less than 5 ½ lbs according to the cigarette smoking habits of the husband and wife 66
13.
Neonatal mortality rate per 1,000 for white and negro single live births weighing 5 ½ lbs or less according to smoking status of mother 69

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  • Smoking, Health and Personality *
  • Contents *
  • Illustrations *
  • Introduction ii
  • Chapter 1 - The Origin and Growth of a Habit 17
  • Chapter 2 - The Development of Suspicion 33
  • Chapter 3 - The Critics Hit Back 50
  • Chapter 4 - Personality and Constitution 75
  • Chapter 5 - Smokers and Non-Smokers 90
  • Chapter 6 - Cancer and Personality 107
  • Chapter 7 - The Causes of Lung Cancer 119
  • Chapter 8 - Giving Up Smoking? 138
  • Epilogue - Where There's Smoke There's Fire 151
  • Notes 156
  • Index 161
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