France has more early deaths than Britain

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 07 February 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:411
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    In France premature male mortality from lung cancer, which 20 years ago was half the British rate, was about 40% higher than in Britain by 1994.

    Figures from the Office for National Statistics show that deaths from lung cancer before the age of 65 have steadily declined in Britain over recent years owing to a change in …

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