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Table 1 Analysis of certified causes of death in 2200 mesothelioma patients who had died.

From: Certified causes of death in patients with mesothelioma in South East England

Causes of death extracted from ICD version 10 coded causes of death in the death certificate record N %
Death certificate mentioned mesothelioma. 1905 87
No mention of mesothelioma. Death certificate mentioned lung cancer. 128 6
No mention of mesothelioma or lung cancer. Death certificate mentioned an unspecified cancer. 123 6
All other 44 2
Total 2200 100