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Nursing2015

June 2004, Volume 34 Number 6 , p 34 - 34 [FREE]

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Abstract

 

In 2000, tobacco use topped the nation's list of "actual" causes of death, defined as modifiable lifestyle and behavior factors that lead to such official causes of death as heart disease, cancer, and stroke. Besides smoking, key lifestyle and behavior factors include poor diet and alcohol consumption.

 

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"Actual Causes of Death in the United States, 2000," JAMA, A. Mokdad, et al., March 10, 2004.