nonsmoker


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nonsmoker

(nŏn′smō′kər)
n.
One who does not smoke tobacco.
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A nonsmoker was any person who smoked tobacco on fewer than 10 occasions and indicated when asked explicitly that he or she did not anticipate commencing smoking tobacco in the future.
The researchers used mortality rate ratios to compare death rates in smokers and nonsmokers.
The same young male nonsmoker could pay as much as $3,924 per year for a plan with a $500 annual deductible, a $3,000 out-of-pocket maximum and a 20 percent coinsurance rate.
Cigarette smoke contains thousands of dangerous chemicals that are unhealthy for both smokers and nonsmokers.
The subjects rated each of three hypothetical situations - smoker, nonsmoker, and former smoker - on six 5-point Likert-format items (1=extremely low, 2=somewhat low, 3=neutral, 4=somewhat high, 5=extremely high).
You are twice as likely to have a heart attack as a nonsmoker.
Environmental Protection Agency in cooperation with the Naval Research Laboratory reported that approximately 5,000 nonsmokers die each year from passive inhalation" (Colosi 1988).
Many studies now show that this secondhand smoke can have harmful effects on nonsmokers and even cause them to develop diseases such as lung cancer.
Hotels, cars airlines for the nonsmoker Nonsmokers have reasons to cheer these days.
Some companies will rate applicants as a standard smoker, giving them double the rates of those as a nonsmoker while others are okay for occasional use.
Although I'm now a nonsmoker, I oppose Calabasas' ban on the grounds of personal freedom.
Moreover, even if the women's excess rate of contracting cancer has a valid biological basis, she says, the gender difference pales in comparison to the danger imparted by smoking itself, which boosts anybody's risk of lung cancer by 10- to 20-fold over that of a nonsmoker.