Smoking To Blame For More Than Half Of Difference In Men’s Mortality Risk Across Class Lines

Quit smoking to stick it to the man!:

The direct correlation between lower socioeconomic status and mortality risk is well known, but a new study by the University of Toronto and the University of Oxford is the first to determine that more than half the difference in risk of death between men in the highest social strata and those in the lowest can be attributed to smoking.