Table 3

Relative and attributable risks of mortality from lung cancer and coronary heart disease among cigarette smokers in a cohort study of British male physicians (adapted from Doll and Peto28)

Annual mortality rate/100 000
Lung cancerCoronary heart disease
Cigarette smokers140669
Non-smokers10413
Relative risk14.01.6
Attributable risk130/105/year256/105/year