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Table 3 VIHA cancer registry and hospital cancer separations, count of all records.

From: In the absence of cancer registry data, is it sensible to assess incidence using hospital separation records?

Registry All Cancers Lung Colorectal Female Breast Prostate
1990–1999 34,023 4,505 4,379 5,101 5,613
1990 2,830 388 392 415 496
1991 3,133 423 390 498 545
1992 3,241 457 415 459 574
1993 3,555 454 429 467 718
1994 3,271 408 461 495 532
1995 3,290 461 409 483 419
1996 3,510 469 446 568 529
1997 3,691 486 486 590 572
1998 3,627 460 475 557 559
1999 3,875 499 476 569 669
Hospital All Cancers Lung Colorectal Female Breast Prostate
1990–1999 60,255 7,362 6,216 6,341 7,660
1990 6,260 857 610 578 942
1991 6,382 911 580 664 913
1992 6,432 895 573 660 1,024
1993 6,533 844 617 592 998
1994 5,892 643 625 631 719
1995 5,797 699 578 627 593
1996 5,733 685 580 682 584
1997 5,975 677 682 646 628
1998 5,636 576 665 619 620
1999 5,615 575 706 642 639
  1. Cancer registry counts include all incident primary cancers reported to the registry, excluding C44, non-melanoma skin cancer. Hospital cancer separations include all separations with principal diagnoses as ICD-9 code 140 through 208, excluding 173, non-melanoma skin cancer, and excluding chemotherapy and radiotherapy separations.