Table 1

Schema for acquisition of data from SEER for this study.

DATA


STATISTIC

Statistic: Crude Rates

SELECTION

Case Only: {Site and Morphology.Site recode} = 'Stomach'

Option: Select only malignant behaviour

TABLE

Row: Year of dx, 92–96, 97–01 [Year of diagnosis]

Men and Women [Sex]

Stomach cancer types [Histologic Type ICD-O-3]

Race, Asian or not, no unknown [Race recode Y]

Column: Age recode with <1 year olds

USER DEFINITIONS

Stomach cancer types [Histologic Type ICD-O-3]

intestinal = 8144

non-intestinal = 8142,8145,8490

Year of dx, 92–96, 97–01 [Year of diagnosis]

1992–1996 = 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996

1997–2001 = 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

Sex [Sex]

Male = Male

Female = Female

Race, Asian or not, no unknown [Race recode Y]

Asian = Asian or Pacific Islander

Non-Asian = All other except unknown


Wachtel et al. BMC Cancer 2006 6:65   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-6-65

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