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ANNEX 4B

Smoking-Attributable Deaths Due to Lung Cancer and Other Causes (in absolute numbers and as a percentage of deaths from all causes), by Sex and Country, Ages 50+, 2003

Smoking-Attributable Deaths due to:

Men

Lung Cancer

Other Causes

All Causes

Country

N

% of All Deaths

N

% of All Deaths

N

% of All Deaths

Australia

3,751

6.2

6,473

10.7

10,224

16.9

Austria

1,963

6.1

3,540

11.0

5,503

17.1

Canada

8,849

8.6

15,485

15.1

24,334

23.8

Denmark

1,636

6.5

3,441

13.6

5,077

20.1

Finland

1,194

5.6

2,465

11.5

3,659

17.1

France

17,290

6.9

29,459

11.8

46,749

18.7

Hungary

5,020

8.2

13,539

22.2

18,558

30.4

Iceland

46

5.6

87

10.4

133

15.9

Ireland

847

6.4

1,735

13.1

2,582

19.5

Italy

22,635

8.4

40,032

14.9

62,667

23.3

Japan

35,475

6.9

67,658

13.2

103,133

20.0

Netherlands

5,451

8.6

11,027

17.4

16,478

25.9

New Zealand

704

5.7

1,363

11.1

2,067

16.8

Norway

1,012

5.4

1,945

10.3

2,958

15.6

Portugal

2,013

4.0

3,934

7.9

5,947

12.0

Spain

13,968

7.7

25,108

13.9

39,076

21.6

Sweden

1,382

3.2

2,514

5.9

3,896

9.1

Switzerland

1,641

5.9

2,701

9.7

4,343

15.6

United Kingdom

17,162

6.4

37,421

14.1

54,583

20.5

United States

77,286

7.6

148,216

14.5

225,502

22.1

SOURCES: Calculations by authors based on data in the Human Mortality Database (accessed November 2009) and the World Health Organization Mortality Database (accessed December 2009).



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