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This data set illustrates what has come to be known as Simpson's paradox, a reversal of the direction of a comparison or an association when data from several groups are combined to form a single group.
Aug 26, 2013 Ohio State University
added Aug 26, 2013 11:27
As of July 8, at least 1,182 college and university campuses have adopted smoke-free policies, according to Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights. Of these, 798 campuses have a 100 percent tobacco-free policy. Since September 2012, more than 400 colleges an
Aug 23, 2013 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:02
Lepard said the increase in the percentage of people who have never smoked can be attributed partly to successful prevention programs that target children. While the state's smoke-free laws might not be as broad as some advocates and health officials w
Aug 24, 2013 Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 24, 2013 11:49
The proportion of younger students (12-15 years old) who currently smoked cigarettes was the lowest on record at four per cent, but older students (16-17 years old) hadn't changed in their habits since 2008, with 13 per cent revealing they had smoked in t
Aug 25, 2013 Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Aug 24, 2013 11:47
Oklahoma has improved from one of the worst five states for smoking to being ranked 39th in the nation, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Oklahoma was ranked 47th in the nation last year, but smoking rates decreased from 26.1 percent
Aug 23, 2013 Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 23, 2013 17:42
The number of smokers in Oklahoma is at a record low, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.Â The state now ranks 39th in the nation for adult smokers, an improvement from last year's ranking of 47th.
Aug 23, 2013 KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added Aug 23, 2013 17:36
The data that the state health department is using came from the CDC’s BRFSS, a long name for a lot of data collecting that the CDC does. Oklahoma health officials have long expressed concern over the state’s smoking rates. And many health officials are
Aug 23, 2013 The Oklahoman
added Aug 23, 2013 17:33
"While it is fantastic to see Oklahoma out of the bottom ten states for smoking rates, we still have work to do to reduce the devastating health effects of smoking and secondhand smoke," said State Health Commissioner Dr. Terry Cline, noting that the re
Aug 23, 2013 KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Aug 23, 2013 17:23
But the trend is spreading from coast to coast and beyond the shores of the continental U.S. These are 10 of the best spots for smokeless beachcombing. Click on the image below for a gallery of clean-air beach photos.
Aug 21, 2013 Yahoo!
added Aug 22, 2013 12:39
Besides the macroeconomic hindrances, the greatest challenge for the Company is the presence of illicit trade in the industry and the Pakistan-Afghan transit route. Almost 20 percent of the cigarette available in the market is coming from illegal sources.
Aug 21, 2013 Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 21, 2013 06:57