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Methods

The aim of the SmokeHaz website is to provide a one-stop web platform assessing the relationship between active and passive smoking and a range of specific health outcomes, particularly focusing on lung health. 

Robust methods were used to gather together all of the available scientific studies that provided an unbiased account of the true relationship between smoking and health. These methods included systematic reviews and meta-analysis.

The full methodology is available here; appendix A, appendix B

Click here to watch videos on the development of SmokeHaz.

To ensure the strictest independence and integrity of the science, the research has omitted any declared or identifiable studies from the tobacco industry.