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How much of the decrease in cancer death rates in the United States is attributable to reductions in tobacco smoking?
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    Errors in Table 1

    Table 1 contains two errors. The observed death rate from all cancers combined among women in 1991 was 175.3 per 100,000 in 1991 (not 173.3). The percentage decrease in the death rate from 1991 to 2003 was 8.4%. We noted and corrected both errors in the galleys but the corrections were not picked up by the copy editor.

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