Smoking big risk for women
- How many cigarettes would a person smoke in 30 pack years?
- What questions would you ask the researchers about the matching
of men and women with lung cancer with healthy men and women?
- Write a conditional probability statement relating the chances
of contracting lung cancer for women who smoked 60 pack-years
compared to those who did not smoke.
- Summarise why the headline focuses on women smokers.
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