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Table 1 Number and proportion of cancer hospital admissions (HES) and cancer patients (TCR) with ethnicity recorded.

From: Ethnicity coding in a regional cancer registry and in Hospital Episode Statistics

   Hospital Episode Statistics Thames Cancer Registry
   Coded Total Coded Total
   No. %   No. %  
All cases   90661 81.1 111821 5796 22.7 25581
Sex        
  Male 44887 81.5 55067 3025 23.6 12811
  Female 45774 80.7 56754 2771 21.7 12770
Age groups        
  <1 161 78.9 204 2 9.5 21
  1–4 1930 87.3 2210 17 24.6 69
  5–9 1532 88.9 1723 13 31.0 42
  10–14 1438 81.6 1762 11 19.0 58
  15–19 1254 78.4 1600 17 23.6 72
  20–24 748 71.8 1042 35 28.0 125
  25–29 1383 78.3 1766 62 24.0 258
  30–34 2100 79.4 2644 99 22.9 432
  35–39 2752 75.5 3647 115 20.5 561
  40–44 3848 80.2 4799 183 24.7 742
  45–49 5122 79.7 6426 234 22.3 1048
  50–54 7683 82.9 9264 330 20.9 1578
  55–59 9568 81.5 11734 520 24.0 2169
  60–64 9930 80.3 12362 604 23.6 2556
  65–69 11217 81.3 13801 724 24.2 2986
  70–74 11078 81.7 13560 852 23.6 3610
  75–79 9199 82.7 11129 815 22.7 3590
  80–84 6037 80.7 7484 633 21.6 2925
  85+ 3679 78.9 4660 530 19.4 2739
Ethnicity (London)        
  Least non-whites 16492 79.9 20642 898 16.7 5392
  2 14520 79.5 18253 760 19.1 3986
  3 18132 85.3 21248 1299 25.3 5133
  4 25026 83.4 29996 1085 18.4 5901
  Most non-whites 16491 76.1 21682 1754 33.9 5169
Network of Residence
  North East London 15073 68.2 22094 1318 25.9 5091
  North London 17269 81.8 21103 1247 29.9 4164
  South East London 12895 80.4 16034 887 15.6 5687
  South West London 18200 82.2 22152 887 17.2 5162
  West London 24803 93.0 26661 1457 26.6 5477
Deprivation        
  Affluent 16304 80.9 20159 973 17.0 5717
  2 18324 81.5 22488 1136 22.9 4958
  3 17795 81.4 21857 1097 21.3 5160
  4 18892 81.5 23181 1049 20.6 5102
  Deprived 19346 80.2 24136 1541 33.2 4644
ICD10 site groups        
  Head and neck 2448 81.7 2996 232 25.7 904
  Oesophagus 1899 82.6 2298 143 21.6 662
  Stomach 1953 79.4 2461 177 22.7 779
  Colon 7296 84.9 8595 446 24.9 1788
  Rectum 4206 84.5 4978 239 22.5 1060
  Pancreas 1353 75.9 1782 140 19.7 712
  Lung 6587 80.8 8149 853 24.5 3476
  Melanoma of skin 949 79.8 1189 115 25.6 449
  Breast 11937 83.2 14355 759 19.5 3885
  Cervix 1014 78.3 1295 69 21.7 318
  Uterus 702 78.9 890 116 24.4 475
  Ovary 2825 82.4 3430 110 18.7 587
  Prostate 2949 81.1 3637 650 22.9 2843
  Bladder 7253 85.2 8511 215 25.2 854
  Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas 6655 79.5 8371 225 24.0 937
  All other sites 30101 78.8 38203 1307 22.3 5852