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Table 3 Percentages total cases accepted automatically for each site (%).

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

Site ICD-9 code Percentage accepted automatically (%)
Oropharyngeal sites 140–149 25
Digestive tract 150–154 66
  155–157 66
  158,159 22
Respiratory tract 160–161 71
  162 77
  163 50
Bone and soft tissue 170,171 50
Melanoma 172 50
Skin (non-melanoma) 173 77
Breast 174 83
Female genital tract 179–184 40
Prostate 185 77
Male genital tract 186,187 71
Urinary tract 188,189 62
Eye 190 38
Central nervous system 191,192 59
Thyroid gland 193 83
Other Endocrine glands 194 37
Hematological 200–202 43
  203 71
  204–208 50
Other, met. and ill-defined sites 195–199 13
  1. A high percentage indicates that very few cases had to be checked manually.