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Table 1 Identifying and demographic data discrepancies in automatically accepted cases in comparison to manually generated cases.

From: Consistency and accuracy of diagnostic cancer codes generated by automated registration: comparison with manual registration

Type of discrepancy No. %
Surname   
   Surname spelling 45 1.50
   Double surname ambiguity 4 0.14
First name   
   Spelling of first name 32 1.10
   Double first name ambiguity 49 1.70
Sex   
   Male/female attribution 2 0.07
Date of birth   
   Year 6 0.20
   Month 7 0.24
   Day 24 0.81
Residence code 84 2.8