- Cigarette smoking is associated with a tenfold increase in the risk of dying from chronic obstructive lung disease.
- About 90% of all deaths from chronic obstructive lung diseases are attributable to cigarette smoking.
Highlights from the 2004 Surgeon General's Report
- CDC's National Center for Environmental Health—COPD Resources
- National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
- American Lung Association
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