The Relationship between Nicotine Dependence Level and Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Young Soldiers: A Case Control Study


TAS D., SEVKETBEYOGLU H., AYDIN A. F. , CELIK K., Karaca M. A.

INTERNAL MEDICINE, vol.47, no.24, pp.2117-2120, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 24
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.2169/internalmedicine.47.1219
  • Title of Journal : INTERNAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.2117-2120

Abstract

Objective Smoking is an important risk factor in the development of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). This study was designed to investigate the relationship between nicotine dependence level and the development of CAP.