Mortality Table

(Smokers, ex-smokers and non-smokers according to age and sex, in the USA)

For Men

For women


Men

Refer to the line that corresponds to your age and situation. (You will notice that, overall, there are twice as many deaths among smokers than among non-smokers.)

The figure given indicates how many people in 1000 will die in the next ten years from:
 

Vascular diseases

Cancers Infections

Respiratory
diseases

Accidents

All

causes

Age statut

Cardio-
vascular
disease 

Stroke

Lung

Colorectal

Pros-
tate

Pneu-
monia

Influenza

AIDS

COPD** 

35 Smoker 7 1 1 <1 <1 <1 <1 2 <1 5 42
Ex-Smoker 2 1 1 <1 <1 <1 <1 2 <1 5 23
Non-Smoker 1 1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 2 <1 5 15
40 Smoker 14 2 4 1 <1 <1 <1 2 1 6 62
Ex-Smoker* 4 1 1 1 1 <1 <1 2 <1 6 34
Non-Smoker 3 1 1 1 <1 <1 <1 2 <1 6 24
45 Smoker 21 3 8 1 <1 1 <1 2 1 6 91
Ex-Smoker* 10 1 4 1 1 1 <1 2 1 6 49
Non-Smoker 6 1 1 1 <1 <1 <1 2 <1 6 35
50 Smoker 29 5 18 2 1 1 <1 1 3 5 128
Ex-Smoker* 17 2 7 2 1 1 <1 1 2 5 72
Non-Smoker 11 1 1 2 1 1 <1 1 <1 5 49
55 Smoker 41 7 34 3 1 2 <1 1 7 4 178
Ex-Smoker* 27 3 13 3 2 1 <1 1 7 4 107
Non-Smoker 19 3 1 3 2 1 <1 1 1 5 71
60 Smoker 56 11 59 5 3 3 <1 1 16 4 256
Ex-Smoker* 41 6 22 5 3 2 <1 1 12 5 166
Non-Smoker 32 5 2 5 3 2 <1 1 1 5 115
65 Smoker 74 16 89 7 6 5 <1 <1 26 5 365
Ex-Smoker* 60 11 32 7 6 4 <1 <1 20 5 247
Non-Smoker 52 9 4 8 6 3 <1 <1 3 6 176
70 Smoker 100 26 113 9 10 9 <1 <1 45 6 511
Ex-Smoker* 90 18 44 10 11 7 <1 <1 34 7 362
Non-Smoker 87 18 6 10 12 6 <1 <1 5 7 291
75 Smoker 140 39 109 11 15 16 <1 <1 60 9 669
Ex-Smoker* 135 31 53 12 18 14 <1 <1 50 11 519
Non-Smoker 137 32 8 13 19 11 <1 <1 6 11 449

* Ex-smoker refers here to someone who has smoked at least 100 cigarettes in their lifetime but no longer smokes.

* COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease



Women

Refer to the line that corresponds to your age and situation. (You will notice that, overall, there are twice as many deaths among smokers than among non-smokers.)

The figure given indicates how many people in 1000 will die in the next ten years from:

Vascular diseases

Cancers Infections

Respiratory

diseases

Accidents

All causes

Age statut

Cardio-vascular disease

Stroke

Lung

breast

colorectal

ovarian

cervical

Pneu-
monia

Influenza
AIDS

COPD**

35 Smoker 1 1 1 1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 1 <1 2 14
Ex-Smoker* 2 1 1 1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 1 <1 2 15
Non-Smoker 1 <1 <1 1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 1 <1 2 14
40 Smoker 4 2 4 2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 1 1 2 27
Ex-Smoker* 2 1 2 2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 1 1 2 26
Non-Smoker 1 <1 <1 2 1 <1 <1 <1 <1 1 <1 2 19
45 Smoker 9 3 7 3 1 1 <1 <1 <1 1 2 2 45
Ex-Smoker* 5 1 3 3 1 1 <1 <1 <1 1 1 2 37
Non-Smoker 2 1 1 3 1 1 <1 <1 <1 1 <1 2 25
50 Smoker 13 5 14 4 1 1 <1 <1 <1 <1 4 4 69
Ex-Smoker* 7 1 5 4 1 1 <1 1 <1 <1 3 2 52
Non-Smoker 4 1 1 4 1 1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 2 37
55 Smoker 20 6 26 5 2 2 1 1 <1 <1 9 2 110
Ex-Smoker* 10 3 11 6 2 2 1 1 <1 <1 7 2 80
Non-Smoker 8 2 2 6 2 2 1 1 <1 <1 1 2 55
60 Smoker 31 8 41 6 3 3 1 2 <1 <1 18 2 167
Ex-Smoker* 18 5 17 6 3 3 1 1 <1 <1 14 2 125
Non-Smoker 14 4 3 7 3 3 1 1 <1 <1 2 2 84
65 Smoker 45 15 55 7 5 3 1 4 <1 <1 31 3 241
Ex-Smoker* 34 9 23 8 5 3 1 3 <1 <1 26 3 191
Non-Smoker 25 7 5 8 5 4 1 2 <1 <1 3 3 131
70 Smoker 56 25 61 8 6 4 1 7 <1 <1 44 4 335
Ex-Smoker* 59 18 32 9 7 4 1 5 <1 <1 42 4 302
Non-Smoker 46 14 7 9 7 4 1 4 <1 <1 5 4 207
75 Smoker 99 34 58 10 9 4 <1 14 <1 <1 61 7 463
Ex-Smoker* 101 34 35 10 9 4 1 10 <1 <1 52 7 452

Non-Smoker

89 30 7 11 10 5 1 8 <1 <1 6 7

335

* Ex-smoker refers here to someone who has smoked at least 100 cigarettes in their lifetime but no longer smokes.

** COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Source:

S. Woloshin, L. M. Schwartz, H. G. Welch, The Risk of Death by Age, Sex, and Smoking Status in the United States: Putting Health Risks in Context, JNCI Journal of the National Cancer Institute, vol.100, Issue 12, 10 June 2008, pp. 845-853 

 

 

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