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[UK] England’s smoking ban linked to annual 5% drop in emergency admissions for asthma - THORAX

Emergency admissions for asthma among adults fell by just under 5% in each of the first three years after the ban on smoking in public places was introduced in England, reveals the largest study of its kind, published online in Thorax. This adds up to
BMJ Group Media Centre
added May 5, 2013 22:03
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Short-term impact of the smokefree legislation in England on emergency hospital admissions for asthma among adults: a population-based study

Our findings add to the expanding body of evidence that smokefree policies are associated with positive health outcomes. Further research evaluating the impact of legislation in other jurisdictions is needed to support these findings.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Apr 16, 2013 14:08
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England's smoking ban linked to annual five percent drop in emergency admissions for asthma

Emergency admissions for asthma among adults fell by just under five percent in each of the first three years after the ban on smoking in public places was introduced in England, reveals the largest study of its kind, published online in Thorax.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 16, 2013 14:07
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[UK] Emergency asthma admissions drop following smokefree law

This paper, the largest study of its kind and addressing limitations of previous studies, makes a unique contribution to the evidence on smokefree laws and asthma. The full results are reported in the paper Short-term impact of the smokefree legislation
University of Bath (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 13:47
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[UK] Smoking ban linked to 1,900 fewer A&E admissions for asthma patients

The smoking ban in public places has been linked to 1,900 fewer emergency hospital admissions for asthma patients every year, researchers have found. The ban, which came into force in England in July 2007, has been associated with an annual 5% drop in a
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 05:55
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[UK] Emergency asthma admissions down 4.9% since smoking ban ($$)

The number of emergency asthma admissions has dropped by nearly 2,000 a year in England since the introduction of the smoking ban, according to a study published today and funded by the Department of Health.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 05:52
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[UK] Smoking Ban In England Reduces ER Asthma Visits By 5%

The largest study of its kind has shown the public health benefit of smoking bans for non-smokers.
Medical Daily
added Apr 16, 2013 03:19
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[UK] England's smoking ban linked to annual 5 percent drop in emergency admissions for asthma

his adds up to around 1900 fewer such admissions every year, the authors calculate, and confirms the value of public health interventions, such as smoking bans, they say. They base their findings on the number of emergency admissions for asthma among a
ScienceDaily
added Apr 16, 2013 02:53
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[UK] Smoking ban has led to a 5% fall in emergency hospital admissions for asthma

* Number of adult asthma patients needing urgent treatment has fallen by 6,000 since smoking ban * Emergency admissions for heart attacks and childhood asthma-related problems have also fallen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 02:35
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[Netherlands] Smoking banned in just one in four secondary schools, says report

Just one in four Dutch secondary school playgrounds are officially smoke-free zones, according to new research by asthma research group Longfonds.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 25, 2013 17:17
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