Table 9

Relative risk (RR), population attributable risk percentage (PAR%), and smoking-attributable deaths (SAD), by disease category and sex

Disease categoryMenWomen
RRPAR%Number of deaths9-151SADRRPAR%Number of deaths9-151SAD
Cancer1.521.31.72.9
 Lip, oral cavity, pharynx4.263.3618391 9-150
 Nasopharynx3.961.0504308 9-150
 Stomach1.932.71 394456 9-150
 Liver2.239.33 5411392 9-150
 Trachea, bronchus, and lung3.759.33 14418653.69.81 200118
 Cervix uteri 9-150 5.315.31 065163
Cardiovascular diseases
 Ischaemic heart disease1.830.23 2459791.93.61 87568
 Other heart diseases1.417.83 2635801.52.12 76357
 Arterial diseases3.051.9255132 9-150
Respiratory diseases
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease1.521.31 616344
Other diseases
 Peptic ulcer4.565.452634417.841.425572
All causes combined1.313.958 53581611.83.337 4101216
  • 9-151 Total number of deaths aged 40 or more years in Taiwan, 1994.

  • 9-150 RR was not estimated due to the small number of deaths.