TABLE 6 and 7: Microscopically verified

Percentage (%) of microscopically verified cases (persons)
Country average (population) Country average (country) England Scotland Northern Ireland Wales Republic of Ireland
All invasive xnmsc 85.2% 84.8% 85.3% 83.9% 85.3%
All xnmsc 0-24 94.9% 95.3% 95.0% 93.0% 97.8%
All xnmsc 25-59 96.5% 96.5% 96.5% 96.5% 96.7%
All xnmsc 60-79 88.8% 88.1% 89.1% 87.0% 88.3%
All xnmsc 80+ 63.4% 62.2% 63.8% 60.5% 62.3%
All registrations 90.1% 89.9% 90.2% 89.4% 90.3%
Haematology 88.2% 90.9% 87.5% 95.3% 90.0%
Head and Neck 97.3% 96.0% 97.6% 96.0% 94.5%
Lower GI 88.9% 88.5% 89.0% 88.1% 88.5%
Upper GI 93.1% 92.7% 93.1% 93.0% 92.1%
HPB 52.0% 51.5% 52.6% 45.0% 56.7%
Trachea, Bronchus & Lung 69.5% 67.7% 70.1% 65.0% 67.9%
Melanoma of skin 99.7% 99.7% 99.6% 99.7% 99.8%
Breast 98.7% 99.0% 98.6% 98.9% 99.3%
Cervix 97.8% 98.4% 97.6% 98.8% 98.8%
Other Female Genitals 94.4% 94.5% 94.4% 94.3% 94.9%
Prostate 86.2% 87.2% 86.0% 88.5% 87.0%
Kidney 74.1% 77.2% 73.5% 78.1% 79.9%
Bladder 90.5% 89.4% 91.0% 85.0% 92.3%
Brain and CNS 69.5% 66.9% 69.6% 70.5% 60.6%
Thyroid & other endocrine glands 97.3% 97.9% 97.2% 98.3% 98.1%
CUP 46.7% 43.4% 47.5% 40.4% 42.4%
Other invasive cancer 87.5% 84.9% 88.5% 80.1% 86.2%
Breast in situ 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Cervix in situ 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Other tumours 89.6% 90.5% 89.2% 92.1% 90.2%
Percentage (%) of non-specificity of morphology codes for cases which are microscopically verified
Country average (population) Country average (country) England Scotland Northern Ireland Wales Republic of Ireland
All invasive xnmsc 1.2% 1.3% 1.2% 1.2% 1.5%
All xnmsc 0-24 0.4% 0.3% 0.5% 0.4% 0.0%
All xnmsc 25-59 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.7%
All xnmsc 60-79 1.1% 1.2% 1.1% 1.0% 1.6%
All xnmsc 80+ 2.4% 2.6% 2.3% 2.7% 2.7%
All registrations 1.0% 1.4% 0.9% 1.0% 2.4%
Haematology 0.8% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4% 0.6%
Head and Neck 1.2% 1.6% 1.2% 1.4% 2.1%
Lower GI 0.6% 0.5% 0.7% 0.4% 0.5%
Upper GI 1.2% 1.8% 1.2% 1.8% 2.5%
HPB 4.8% 4.8% 4.9% 3.5% 5.8%
Trachea, Bronchus & Lung 2.2% 2.3% 2.2% 1.9% 2.7%
Melanoma of skin 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Breast 0.9% 1.1% 0.9% 1.3% 1.2%
Cervix 0.7% 0.6% 0.7% 1.2% 0.0%
Other Female Genitals 0.9% 1.0% 0.9% 1.1% 0.8%
Prostate 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
Kidney 0.9% 1.0% 0.8% 2.2% 0.0%
Bladder 0.6% 0.9% 0.6% 0.1% 2.0%
Brain and CNS 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.0%
Thyroid & other endocrine glands 1.4% 1.1% 1.4% 1.8% 0.0%
CUP 16.7% 17.6% 16.9% 14.3% 21.7%
Other invasive cancer 0.9% 1.5% 0.8% 1.2% 2.4%
Breast in situ 0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Cervix in situ 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Other tumours 2.9% 4.7% 2.5% 2.2% 9.4%