Table 4.

Percentage of cancer incidence or cause-specific and total mortality that might have been prevented (delayed) in the IWHS according to various scenarios

ScenarioCancer Incidence
Mortality
PAR (95% CI)Cancer
Cardiovascular
Total
PAR (95% CI)PAR (95% CI)PAR (95% CI)
Smoking: PARs if all women had never smoked*11 (10-13)21 (17-24)20 (16-23)22 (20-24)
AICR recommendations: PARs if all women had followed 6-9 recommendations22 (12-30)11 (−5 to 24)4 (−20 to 19)9 (−5 to 16)
AICR recommendations: PARs if never-smokers had followed 6-9 recommendations25 (7-33)13 (−10 to 32)5 (−17 to 33)8 (−7 to 20)
AICR recommendations: PARs if ever-smokers had followed 6-9 recommendations17 (2-27)11 (−17 to 28)3 (−30 to 27)10 (−5 to 23)
Smoking and AICR recommendations: PARs if all women had never smoked and followed 6-9 recommendations31 (19-37)30 (15-40)22 (4-36)29 (20-36)
  • * PARs adjusted for age and AICR cancer prevention recommendations.

  • PARs adjusted for age and pack-years of smoking.

  • PARs adjusted for age.