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Table 4 The proportion of tobacco related chronic diseases (TCD) that diagnosed before and after smoking cessation among ex-smokers in a rural area of Shanghai, China

From: Prevalence of tobacco related chronic diseases and its role in smoking cessation among smokers in a rural area of Shanghai, China: a cross sectional study

Tobacco related chronic diseases (TCD) TCD diagnosed before smoking cessation TCD diagnosed after smoking cessation N = 1376
n Proportion (%) n Proportion (%)
Chronic hepatitis 53 89.83 6 10.17 59
Asthma 35 70.00 15 30.00 50
Chronic gastritis 105 65.63 55 34.38 160
Chronic bronchitis 120 61.54 75 38.46 195
Hypertension 295 46.46 340 53.54 635
COPD 7 36.84 12 63.16 19
Diabetes 58 36.71 100 63.29 158
Coronary diseases 26 36.11 46 63.89 72
Cerebral apoplexy 17 18.48 75 81.52 92
Cancer 4 6.15 61 93.85 65