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Table 1 Estimated completeness of death registry of West Bank, 1999-2009

From: Cancer mortality in the West Bank, Occupied Palestinian Territory

Year Midyear populationa N. deaths observed (a) N. deaths expected % of completeness
1997 census estimates (b) 2007 census estimates (c) Min (a) × 100/ (b) Max (a) × 100/ (c)
1997 1,787,562 5,303 8,688 6,256 61.0 84.0
1998 1,818,114 5,303 8,600 6,327 61.7 83.8
1999 1,853,122 5,303 8,487 6,412 62.5 82.7
2000 1,892,657 5,473 8,422 6,511 65.0 84.1
2001 1,943,329 4,905 8,395 6,646 58.4 73.8
2002 2,003,852 5,598 8,436 6,813 66.4 82.2
2003 2,066,279 5,786 8,472 6,984 68.3 82.8
2004 2,130,491 5,902 8,543 7,158 69.1 82.4
2005 2,196,418 5,813 8,610 7,336 67.5 79.2
2006 2,257,682 4,996 8,692 7,496 57.5 66.7
2007 2,323,469 5,859 8,783 7,667 66.7 76.4
2008 2,385,180 6,425 8,849 7,823 72.6 82.1
2009 2,448,433 6,469 8,937 7,982 72.4 81.0
  1. aSource: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics