Table 3.

Association of AICR cancer prevention recommendations followed with cancer incidence, cancer mortality, cardiovascular mortality, and total mortality among never-smokers and ever-smokers, IWHS, 1986-1998

Smoking Status and Number of Recommendations FollowedCancer Incidence
Mortality
Person-YearsCancer Mortality
Cardiovascular Mortality
Total Mortality
Person-YearsCasesRR (95% CI)CasesRR (95% CI)CasesRR (95% CI)CasesRR (95% CI)
All women
    6-933,4213261.00 (reference)36,2901201.00 (reference)1031.00 (reference)2941.00 (reference)
    550,3876481.29 (1.13-1.47)55,0172181.15 (0.92-1.44)1300.79 (0.61-1.02)4761.02 (0.88-1.18)
    476,5779871.30 (1.14-1.47)83,5543261.15 (0.93-1.42)2501.01 (0.80-1.27)7811.12 (0.98-1.28)
    391,0821,2001.35 (1.19-1.52)98,8893641.12 (0.91-1.37)3131.13 (0.90-1.41)8911.12 (0.98-1.28)
    266,2138301.28 (1.13-1.46)71,5462501.09 (0.87-1.35)2281.18 (0.93-1.49)6141.11 (0.96-1.27)
    0-122,0322971.35 (1.15-1.58)23,8721171.43 (1.11-1.85)711.06 (0.78-1.43)2471.27 (1.07-1.50)
Never-smokers
    6-922,1181891.00 (reference)23,797641.00 (reference)571.00 (reference)1581.00 (reference)
    532,4883711.35 (1.13-1.60)35,2271051.12 (0.82-1.53)600.73 (0.51-1.05)2220.97 (0.79-1.19)
    451,6135871.33 (1.13-1.57)55,7911791.20 (0.90-1.59)1441.08 (0.80-1.47)4151.12 (0.94-1.35)
    362,5407521.43 (1.22-1.67)67,5432021.15 (0.87-1.52)1731.13 (0.84-1.52)4851.13 (0.95-1.35)
    246,3565291.37 (1.16-1.61)49,8321381.08 (0.80-1.45)1271.16 (0.85-1.58)3281.06 (0.88-1.29)
    0-113,7611531.35 (1.09-1.67)14,739541.49 (1.03-2.14)311.01 (0.65-1.56)1131.30 (1.02-1.66)
Ever-smokers
    6-911,3021371.00 (reference)12,494561.00 (reference)461.00 (reference)1361.00 (reference)
    517,8992771.21 (0.99-1.49)19,7901131.18 (0.86-1.64)700.85 (0.58-1.24)2541.08 (0.87-1.33)
    424,9644001.25 (1.03-1.52)27,7631471.10 (0.80-1.50)1060.92 (0.65-1.31)3661.12 (0.92-1.37)
    328,5424481.24 (1.02-1.50)31,3461621.08 (0.80-1.47)1401.12 (0.80-1.56)4061.11 (0.91-1.35)
    219,8573011.17 (0.95-1.43)21,7131121.09 (0.79-1.51)1011.20 (0.85-1.71)2861.16 (0.94-1.43)
    0-18,2711441.32 (1.05-1.68)9,132631.38 (0.96-1.99)401.10 (0.72-1.68)1341.24 (0.98-1.58)
  • NOTE: Models are adjusted for age. In addition, pack-years are adjusted for in the ever-smoker models.