States with More Smokers Have Higher Prevalence of Crohn’s Disease

States with More Smokers Have Higher Prevalence of Crohn’s Disease
States with high smoking rates report the highest rates of Crohn’s disease (CD) as well, according to research performed at the Price Institute of Surgical Research, in Louisville, Kentucky. After a linear regression analysis of national data, researchers concluded that there is a correlation between regionally high rates of smoking and the number of hospital discharges.

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