Table 4—

Projected global tobacco-related deaths, by cause, 2015: baseline scenario

CauseTobacco-related deaths
N millionsTotal %
All causes6.43100
    Lower respiratory infections0.152
Malignant neoplasms2.1233
    Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers1.1818
    Mouth and oropharynx cancers0.183
    Oesophagus cancer0.173
    Stomach cancer0.122
    Liver cancer0.102
    Other malignant neoplasms0.345
Diabetes mellitus0.132
Cardiovascular diseases1.8629
    Ischaemic heart disease0.9314
    Cerebrovascular disease0.528
    Other cardiovascular diseases0.244
Respiratory diseases1.8729
Digestive diseases0.203
  • COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Reproduced from [13] with permission from the publisher.