Table 5

Total deaths delayed or averted by cause following taxation scenarios (A) and (B) allowing for energy intake to change

 Deaths averted or delayed*
Scenario (A) (95% credible intervals)Scenario (B) (95% credible intervals)
Cardiovascular disease5845 (5274 to 6410)−1937 (−2583 to −1293)
Diabetes477 (381 to 580)−399 (−486 to −313)
Cancer969 (798 to 1138)30 (−240 to 305)
Kidney disease79 (39 to 123)−63 (−100 to −32)
Liver disease392 (264 to 524)−323 (−434 to −217)
  • *Positive numbers indicate deaths delayed or averted.