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Table 1 Characteristics of adult patients with ALL in England, 2001–12

From: Incidence, socioeconomic deprivation, volume-outcome and survival in adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in England

Characteristic N (%)
Age (y)
 - 18-29 710 (24.3)
 - 30-39 372 (12.7)
 - 40-49 401 (13.7)
 - 50-59 426 (14.6)
 - 60-69 469 (16.1)
 - 70-79 361 (12.4)
 - 80+ 182 (6.2)
 Women 1241 (42.5)
Socioeconomic deprivation (by tertile)
 - Least deprived 974 (33.3)
 - Intermediate 974 (33.3)
 - Most deprived 973 (33.3)
 Living in rural areas 544 (18.6)
Time period
 - 2001-04 916 (31.4)
 - 2005-08 1011 (34.6)
 - 2009-12 994 (34.0)
 Deaths 1870 (64.0)
 Total patients 2921
  Median (IQR)
Number of admissions per patient 23 (6–53)
Percentage of admission episodes per patient with C91.0 in any diagnosis field 95 (81–100)
Percentage of admission episodes per patient with an ambiguous diagnosis in any diagnosis field 0 (0–5)
Ratio per patient of admission episodes with an ambiguous diagnosis to episodes with C91.0 0 (0–0.1)
Percentage of admission episodes per patient with a chemotherapy code 35 (17–56)