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Table 1 ICD-9 & 10 codes for underlying causes of death classification

From: Place of death in children and young people with cancer and implications for end of life care: a population-based study in England, 1993–2014

Group Underlying cause of death* ICD-10 codes ICD-9 codes
1 Leukaemia: ALL C91.0 204.0
2 Leukaemia: AML C92.0, C92.4, C92.5, C92.6, C92.8, C93.0, C94.0, C94.2 205.0, 206.0, 207.0, 207.2
3 Leukaemia: other C91-C95 excluding above 204–208 excluding above
4 Lymphomas: Hodgkin’s C81 201
5 Lymphomas: non-Hodgkin’s C82-C86 200, 202
6 Myeloma C90 203
7 Brain, other CNS & Intracranial tumours C70-C72, C75.1-C75.3, D32-D33, D35.2-D35.4, D42-D43, D44.3-D44.5 191–192, 194.3–194.4, 225, 227.3–227.4, 237.0, 237.1, 237.5, 237.6, 239.6
8 Connective tissue cancer C46, C47, C49 171
9 Bone sarcoma C40-C41 170
10 Renal tumours C64 189.0
11 Hepatic tumours C22 155
12 Adrenal tumors including neuroblastoma C74 194.0
13 Retinoblastomas C69.2 190.5
14 Other malignant C00-C97 excluding all above C codes 140–209 excluding above
15 Other neoplasm D00-D48 excluding above D codes 210–239 excluding above
16 Non-cancer A00-B99, D50-R99 000–139, 240–799
  1. *Underlying causes of death grouping: Leukemia: 1–3; Lymphomas & other haematological: 4–6; Brain & other CNS tumors: 7; Bone & connective tissue: 8–9; Renal/Liver/Adrenal including neuroblastoma: 10–12; Other malignant: 13–15; Non-cancer: 16