INDICES OF DATA QUALITY

1. Tables showing the percentage of cases microscopically verified (MV%), and the percentage of cases registered from a death certificate only (DCO%), by sex, for the following cancer sites or groups:
 
All sites but non-melanoma skin cancer (C00-96/C44)
Lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-14)
Digestive organs
Oesophagus (C15)
Stomach (C16)
Large bowel (C18-21)
Liver (C22)
Pancreas (C25)
Respiratory and other intrathoracic organs
Larynx (C32)
Trachea, bronchus and lung (C33-34)
Melanoma of skin (C43)
Breast (C50)
Female genital organs
Cervix uteri (C53)
Corpus uteri (C54)
Ovary (C56)
Male genital organs
Prostate (C61)
Testis (C62)
Urinary organs
Kidney and renal pelvis (C64-65)
Bladder (C67)
Brain, central nervous system, and thyroid
Brain, central nervous system (C70-72)
Thyroid (C73)
Lymphoid, haematopoietic and related tissue
Lymphoma (C81-90,C96)
Leukaemia (C91-95)
Key to conventions and symbols used in the tables:

- = DCO not submitted
0 = cases registered but not microscopically verified/reported on the basis of a death certificate only

The * refers to note concerning the data quality which are available on the population page of the registry summary tables.

2. Table of the percentage of other and unspecified site (O&U) and unknown age (Unk), both sexes combined.


All sites (C00-96)
Key to conventions and symbols used in the table:

- (dash) = no cases of unknown age registered.
0.0 = the percentage is greater than 0 but less than 0.05.