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Table 6 Smoking related adjusted hazard ratio (HR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI 95%) for the statistically significant cause-specific mortality in women

From: Smoking-related general and cause-specific mortality in Estonia

  Variable Current smokers Former smokers
  ICD-10 code for cause of death HR CI 95% HR CI 95%
C25 Malignant neoplasm of pancreas 4.0 1.9–8.3 1.9 0.8–4.7
C34 Malignant neoplasm of bronchus and lung 6.7 3.2–14.4 3.0 1.2–7.6
C56 Malignant neoplasm of ovary 0.9 0.3–2.5 2.4 1.1–5.3
C16–C80 Malignant neoplasms 2.7 1.9–3.7 1.8 1.2–2.6
I11 Hypertensive heart disease 2.2 1.3–3.6 1.4 0.9–2.2
I13 Hypertensive heart and renal disease 3.3 1.1–9.8 1.7 0.6–4.9
I21 Acute myocardial infarction 4.7 1.9–12.2 1.6 0.6–4.6
I25 Chronic ischaemic heart disease 2.1 1.3–3.3 1.1 0.7–1.7
I50 Heart failure 10.3 2.9–35.8 0.9 0.1–6.6
I63 Cerebral infarction 3.4 1.6–7.0 1.6 0.8–3.1
I70 Atherosclerosis 10.2 1.8–57.4 1.2 0.2–9.6
I00–I99 Diseases of the circulatory system 2.7 2.1–3.5 1.3 1.0–1.7
J15 Bacterial pneumonia 6.4 1.3–32.2 3.2 0.7–15.8
J44 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 19.3 7.1–52.6 1.3 0.2–10.2
J00–J99 Diseases of the respiratory system 12.0 5.3–27.3 1.8 0.5–6.1
K70 Alcoholic liver disease 13.9 2.6–75.8
R99 Ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality 8.5 1.6–45.6
X70 Intentional self-harm by hanging, strangulation and suffocation 4.6 1.2–18.1 1.6 0.2–13.7
V01–Y98 External causes of morbidity and mortality 7.6 3.9–14.7 2.6 1.0–6.5