National Cancer Registration And Analysis Service (NCRAS). (2019). Epidemiology of skin cancer (C43x - C44x) tumours in England (1995 - 2017) [dataset]. Public Health England. https://doi.org/10.25503/c0pp-sa20.
Aggregated data on skin cancer tumours (ICD-10 C43x - C44x) diagnosed from 1995 - 2017 in the English resident population. This dataset includes counts grouped by age group, sex, and diagnosis year for all melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. The agegroup variable includes five-year age bands with the exception of those aged 0-14, which are grouped together. Sex is denoted by either '1', which indicates male records, or '2', which indicates female records. The diagnosisyear variable denotes the year of diagnosis for those records. The icd10code show the ICD-10 site code.
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