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Table 3 Age-adjusted smoking attributable mortality (SAM)1,2 rates per 100,000 inhabitants, according to cause of death in selected cities, Brazil, 2003.

From: Smoking-attributable mortality and years of potential life lost in 16 Brazilian capitals, 2003: a prevalence-based study

  São Paulo Rio de Janeiro Porto Alegre Belo Horizonte Curitiba Recife
Disease Category       
Malignant Neoplasms       
Lip, Oral Cavity, Pharynx 8.2 7.9 6.9 5.8 10.3 6.9
Oesophagus 7.7 4.9 10.2 7.4 10.7 4.1
Stomach 5.7 3.6 4.4 4.6 4.2 3.5
Pancreas 3.0 2.2 2.7 2.2 3.1 3.2
Larynx 5.7 4.3 4.8 3.5 4.2 4.9
Trachea, Lung, Bronchus 30.1 29.5 48.6 23.4 34.6 26.2
Cervix Uteri 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.3 1.0 1.1
Kidney and Renal Pelvis 1.2 1.0 2.6 0.4 1.3 0.9
Urinary Bladder 2.6 1.8 3.9 1.8 2.5 1.1
Acute Myeloid Leukaemia 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.0 0.0
Sub-total 65.6 56.5 85.3 49.8 71.9 51.9
Cardiovascular Diseases       
Ischemic Heart Disease 48.3 31.4 38.3 24.7 45.2 46.3
Other Heart Disease 13.6 10.8 11.3 17.1 12.7 11.3
Cerebrovascular Disease 27.1 26.5 27.1 22.4 26.6 30.9
Atherosclerosis 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.8 0.5
Aortic Aneurysm 11.0 5.0 10.6 7.4 11.9 8.8
Other Arterial Disease 1.6 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.9 0.5
Sub-total 102.4 74.8 87.8 72.1 98.1 98.3
Respiratory Diseases       
Pneumonia, Influenza 17.2 9.4 7.6 7.9 11.7 7.5
Bronchitis, Emphysema 8.1 4.3 11.3 4.0 15.9 7.8
Chronic Airway Obstruction 41.2 30.5 54.4 33.1 52.5 26.8
Sub-total 66.5 44.2 73.3 45.0 80.1 42.1
Total 234.5 175.5 246.4 166.9 250.1 192.3
  1. 1 Among adults aged 35 years and older
  2. 2 Does not include burn or second hand smoke deaths.
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