Definitions

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  • n. A person who has never been a cigarette smoker or cigar smoker.
  • n. More precisely, a person who has smoked fewer than one hundred cigarettes and cigars during the course of his life.

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Examples

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm less likely in a female never-smoker

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  • In this example, the risk for a current smoker and a never-smoker of having a stroke within an 11-year period is π0 = 153/4818 = 0.0318, respectively.

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  • "We think this finding provides evidence that never-smoker and smoker lung cancers are different, and suggests they arise through different molecular pathways," Thu told

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  • Jan. 7/PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Canary Foundation has engaged in six new partnerships in prostate, never-smoker lung, and

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  • Kenneth Warner, dean of the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, says that within about three years of quitting, "the risk of heart disease associated with smoking reverts to that of a never-smoker."

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