Table 2 Proportion of deaths (mortality), years of life lost in early deaths (YLLs), years of life lost in disability (YLDs) and disability adjusted life years (DALYs) due to smoking-related diseases in WHO-EUR-A region, 2002
% of mortality% of YLLs% of YLDs% of DALYs
(n = 3 920 000 )(n = 23 972 000)(n = 27 762 000)(n = 51 734 000)
Conditions related to smoking
Mouth and oral cancer0.
Trachea/bronchus/lung cancer5.
Other cancers21.425.12.913.2
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease3.
Cardiovascular diseases41.129.56.417.1
Other medical conditions*
Total related to smoking 74.4 66.9 18.3 40.8
Communicable diseases, maternal/perinatal conditions and nutritional deficiencies6.
Digestive diseases†
Diabetes mellitus2.
Diseases of the genitourinary system1.
Neuropsychiatric disorders4.74.845.326.5
Musculoskeletal diseases0.
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  • *Includes peptic ulcer and all respiratory conditions except chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. †Excluding peptic ulcer.