Table 4

Deaths from Smoking in 2002 Among Men in EU Countries, and Deaths Based on Swedish Lung Cancer Mortality Rate

Country

All Deaths From Smoking in 2002

Deaths If Smoking At Swedish Rate

% Change At Swedish Rate


Austria

7,000

3,900

-44

Bulgaria

7,100

3,800

-46

Czech Republic

12,500

4,500

-64

Denmark

5,700

2,800

-52

Estonia

1,600

600

-66

Finland

4,100

2,600

-36

France

60,000

28,300

-53

Germany

83,700

43,700

-48

Greece

13,900

6,200

-56

Hungary

16,300

4,400

-73

Ireland

2,700

1,600

-43

Italy

75,300

34,200

-55

Latvia

2,600

900

-64

Lithuania

3,500

1,300

-63

Luxembourg

400

200

-53

Malta

400

200

-51

Netherlands

18,700

7,700

-59

Poland

48,500

14,400

-70

Portugal

7,000

5,100

-26

Romania

20,100

9,000

-56

Slovakia

4,900

1,900

-61

Slovenia

2,100

900

-58

Spain

46,100

21,100

-54

Sweden

5,200

5,200

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UK

59,500

32,000

-46

All EU

509,000

236,500

-54


EU = European Union

UK = United Kingdom

Note: No data was available for Belgium and Cyprus.

Source: Adapted from Rodu and Cole [43].

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