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Epidemiology Learning Objectives

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At the end of this section you will be able to:

  • compare the epidemiology of lung cancer among men and women

  • analyze the current smoking trends worldwide and predict how this will affect the prevalence of lung cancer among both women and men in the future

  • identify and analyze social factors influencing increasing smoking rates among young women and men

  • describe the current trends in tobacco smoking and the populations that are most vulnerable to cigarette advertisements