Table 4

  Proportion of cancer cases attributable to alcohol use in women aged ≥15 years. Figures are percentages (95% confidence interval)

Cancer siteDenmarkFranceGermanyGreeceItalyNetherlandsSpainUKTotal
Total cancer3 (1 to 5)3 (1 to 5)3 (1 to 5)3 (2 to 4)2 (1 to 3)3 (2 to 5)4 (3 to 5)3 (1 to 5)3 (1 to 5)
Alcohol related7 (4 to 10)6 (4 to 9)7 (4 to 10)4 (3 to 6)4 (2 to 6)5 (3 to 7)4 (3 to 5)6 (3 to 9)5 (3 to 8)
Upper aerodigestive tract32 (9 to 55)30 (8 to 52)35 (11 to 59)15 (−1 to 31)18 (4 to 32)17 (0 to 34)5 (−8 to 18)30 (9 to 51)25 (5 to 46)
Colorectum5 (−2 to 12)5 (−1 to 11)6 (−2 to 13)4 (0 to 7)3 (−1 to 7)4 (0 to 8)3 (1 to 6)5 (−2 to 11)4 (−1 to 10)
Liver18 (−8 to 44)17 (−7 to 42)15 (−16 to 46)24 (12 to 36)13 (−3 to 29)24 (11 to 38)31 (24 to 38)13 (−13 to 39)18 (−3 to 38)
Breast6 (3 to 10)6 (3 to 9)7 (3 to 10)4 (2 to 6)4 (2 to 6)4 (2 to 6)3 (2 to 4)5 (2 to 8)5 (2 to 8)