Friday, 30 March 2012

What ever happened to the cigarette caused lung cancer epidemic in Mexico?



All numbers for the year 2000

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It is astonishing to think that even if the entire population of Scotland gave up smoking tomorrow the chances are that their lung cancer death count would still be about the same as Mexico.
That the number of deaths of lung cancer for Mexican men aged 70-74 is only hundreds more than in Scotland is also astonishing. One might think that Mexicans have some genetic advantage but clearly this did not help the Spanish.