Table 1

Numbers of cases on the PATHAUT (Pathology Automation System) database and reasons for exclusions

Exclusion criteriaExcludedRemaining
All cases (1975–2014)101 167
Female*369109 798
Race not black or white1936107 862
No age at death or invalid age (<16 or >100 years)3937103 925
Commodity not stated2506101 419
Employment duration, 0 or missing17 44783 972
Total26 195
  • *Data available from 2005.