Table 3

Primary site (International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision, Australian Modification, ICD-10-AM) of registry and hospital cases, 2005–2009

Hospital primary site
False negatives*Periampullary cancerPancreatic cancerTotal
Registry primary site
 False positives†0193277470
 Periampullary cancer11254841701
 Pancreatic cancer24010636273973
 Total35284739455144
  • *People who did not link to a hospital admission are excluded from the false negatives (n=265).

  • †People who linked to a pancreatic or periampullary cancer diagnosed prior to 2005 are excluded from the false positives (n=480).