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Association between smoking, e-cigarette use and severe COVID-19: a cohort study

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Background Smoking is a risk factor for most respiratory infections, but it may protect against SARS-CoV-2 infection. The objective was to assess whether smoking and e-cigarette use were associated with severe COVID-19.
Methods This cohort ran from 24 January 2020 until 30 April 2020 at the height of the first wave of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic in England. It comprised 7 869 534 people representative of the population of England with smoking status, demogra... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ije/dyac028

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6196-7088
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1802-4217
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2539-9268
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Publisher:
International Epidemiological Association Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2022-02-18
Acceptance date:
2022-02-03
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
Pmid:
35179598
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1240318
Local pid:
pubs:1240318
Deposit date:
2022-04-20

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