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Table 3 Proportion of ill-defined diseases (ICD.10 = R00-R99) by year and governorates. West Bank, 1999-2009

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

Years Ill-defined diseases All causes Governorates Ill defined diseases All causes
N. % N. N. % N.
1999 568 10.8 5,240 Jenin-Tubas 812 9.3 10,708
2000 544 10.1 5,394 Tulkarm 553 10.8 6,073
2001 462 9.7 4,740 Nablus 1,171 12.7 10,966
2002 502 9.3 5,423 Qalqilya 326 11.8 2,716
2003 556 9.4 5,918 Salfit 216 11.2 1,806
2004 493 8.8 5,583 North 3,078 11.1 32,269
2005 459 8.7 5,285 Ramallah 634 8.2 7,868
2006 468 8.7 5,378 Jerichoa 82 9.0 831
2007 475 8.7 5,487 Center 716 8.3 8,716
2008 472 8.4 5,613 Bethlehemme 531 9.5 5,480
2009 391 7.0 5,583 Hebron 1,065 7.5 13,179
     South 1,596 8.1 18,659
Total 6,390b 9.1 59,645 West-Bank 5,390 9.0 59,627
  1. aJericho data analysed on 10 years not eleven
  2. bIll defined diseases related to cancer were less than 60 cases
  3. Source: Palestinian Ministry of Health (PMoH), 1999–2009