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In a population-based cohort study, an entire community was interviewed regarding smoking habits and then followed for one year. All lung cancer deaths were ascertained and the following data were available:

  • Fifteen (15) lung cancer deaths occurred among 24,500 smokers
  • Two (2) lung cancer deaths occurred among 10,500 non-smokers
  • Calculate the following and interpret your results in each case.

Calculate the proper measure of association of smoking and lung cancer.

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