Table 1

Country-specific and sex-specific number of participants (N), person-years (PY), cause-specific and overall number of deaths

NPYCHD*CVD†CancersOther cancers¶Violent and injuries**Resp††Other causes‡‡Total
CountryBreastUADT‡LiverColon-rectumTotal§
Women
 France65 127971 127452026284271016781157316192833
 Italy24 956306 244268771612531422933012120710
 Spain23 616323 0274150516947113243469119621
 UK50 251651 64038732016030151273327168516110913092
 The Netherlands14 583189 531110137581477815737020652091068
 Greece14 391143 150139100412101871146262794603
 Germany27 098307 3805674641214441342563525114694
 Denmark27 773328 375841431282317110278648511165481868
 All247 7953 220 47488811136351018850413283335408488384811 489
Men
 France
 Italy13 471168 992535981039572403513131588
 Spain14 089189 942136883414621103518142151959
 UK20 452262 7204382294111681205678817110402653
 The Netherlands
 Greece972690 98919314112203163279495499878
 Germany19 743221 72416713837256512743784352641253
 Denmark24 454282 6222732719131126248838111957942633
 All101 9351 216 9881260926223111391725271244841024798964
  • *CHD, coronary heart disease (I20–I25) deaths.

  • †CVD, cardiovascular disease (I00–I99 except I20–I25) deaths.

  • ‡UADT deaths from upper aerodigestive cancers (including cancer of the mouth (C01–C10 without C08=salivary gland)), larynx (C21), pharynx (C11–C14), oesophagus (C15)).

  • §Total frequency of alcohol-related cancers.

  • ¶Other cancers: deaths from all other cancers.

  • **Violent deaths and injuries, including injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98), and external causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98).

  • ††Resp=respiratory diseases (J00–J99).

  • ‡‡All other causes of death.