nonsmoker


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nonsmoker

(nŏn′smō′kər)
n.
One who does not smoke tobacco.
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Goldstein (1991), for example, found that nonsmokers favored nonsmokers over smokers as measured by self-report.
The researchers used mortality rate ratios to compare death rates in smokers and nonsmokers. This type of analysis weighs the impact of standard death risk factors like age and sex (male or female) and HIV-specific risk factors (like CD4 count and time taking antiretroviral therapy).
There was no statistically significant difference in the FVC and [FEV.sub.1]/FVC ratio among 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. Secondhand smoke refers to the smoke from the burning end of a cigarette and the smoke exhaled by smokers.
Directionally adjusted items were totaled for each participant to create a summary character rating for each of the three student cases (nonsmoker, former smoker, and current smoker).
The report concluded that the only way to protect nonsmokers is through 100% smoke-free environments.
* You are twice as likely to have a heart attack as a nonsmoker.
According to a 1985 American Cancer Society study, the nonsmoker's overall risk of lung cancer due to side-stream smoke exposure had increased from 13 percent to 31 percent.
Inhaling someone else's cigarette smoke is called passive smoking and it does affect the nonsmoker. In fact, some of the irritating and poisonous gases drift off the end of a cigarette in even higher concentrations than in the drag the smoker inhales.
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.