P C Gupta
Affiliation: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
- Cohort study of all-cause mortality among tobacco users in Mumbai, IndiaP C Gupta
Epidemiology Research Unit, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
Bull World Health Organ 78:877-83. 2000..g. chewing betel-quid). We therefore carried out a cohort study in the city of Mumbai, India, to estimate the relative risks for all-cause mortality among various kinds of tobacco users...
- Epidemiology of betel quid usageP C Gupta
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Epidemiology Research Unit, Mumbai, India
Ann Acad Med Singapore 33:31-6. 2004..Within a short period of about 2 decades, this industry has risen in value to several hundred US million dollars. Use of areca nut in any form is not safe for oral health; the use of commercially manufactured forms seems even riskier...
- Effect of cessation of tobacco use on the incidence of oral mucosal lesions in a 10-yr follow-up study of 12,212 usersP C Gupta
Basic Dental Research Unit and WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Cancer Prevention, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, India
Oral Dis 1:54-8. 1995..The cessation of tobacco use led to a substantial fall in the incidence of leukoplakia and other lesions implying a reduced risk for oral cancer after cessation of tobacco use...
- Oral submucous fibrosis in India: a new epidemic?P C Gupta
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Maharashatra, India
Natl Med J India 11:113-6. 1998..The reported prevalence of OSF in Bhavnagar district during 1967 was 0.16%. We investigated whether the impression of an increase in the incidence of the disease was real...
- Global epidemiology of areca nut usageP C Gupta
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
Addict Biol 7:77-83. 2002..Some interesting trends on chewing patterns have emerged from recent data, suggesting a decline in the habit in some countries such as Thailand while the prevalence of areca nut use is rising in India and Taiwan...
- A national epidemiological survey of oral mucosal lesions in MalaysiaR B Zain
Dental Faculty, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:377-83. 1997..6%) had betel chewer's mucosa. The prevalence of oral precancer was highest amongst Indians (4.0%) and other Bumiputras (the indigenous people of Sabah and Sarawak) (2.5%) while the lowest prevalence was amongst the Chinese (0.5%)...