Table 4 Numbers and proportion of cases occurring at selected sites attributable to overweight and obesity (UK 2010)

From: 8. Cancers attributable to overweight and obesity in the UK in 2010

  Excess attributable cases (PAF)
Cancer Male Female Persons
Oesophagus 1538 (26.9) 315 (11.2) 1853 (21.7)
Gallbladder 381 (9.7) 91 (17.8) 128 (18.3)
Pancreas 523 (12.8) 494 (11.5) 1017 (12.2)
Colorectum 3009 (13.6) 2162 (12.2) 5172 (13.0)
Breast 4194 (8.7) 4194 (8.7)
Endometrium 2759 (33.7) 2759 (33.7)
Kidney 1422 (25.0) 749 (22.2) 2171 (24.0)
All cancersa 6530 (4.1) 10 764 (6.9) 17 294 (5.5)
  1. Abbreviations: PAF=population-attributable fraction (%).
  2. Excluding non-melanoma skin cancer.