Table 3.

Percentage reduction in colorectal cancer mortality for different prevention strategies and different risk factors by sex for all ages and ages below 70 years in 2030

MenWomenTotal
Prevention strategyAll ages<70 yearsAll ages<70 yearsAll ages<70 years
Risk factor modification for all factors combined12158101115
 Recommended physical activitya333334
 No obesitya341<134
 Recommended alcohol intakea222323
 Recommended red/processed meat intakea221122
 Recommended fiber intakea221222
 No smoking<1<1<1<1<1<1
FS screening711610710
Treatment121512151215
All above scenarios combined283624312735
  • a50% of the population in Norway that do not adhere to the recommendation for prevention starts to follow the recommendations.