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Summary

This indicator measures the percentage of patients with a diagnosis of cancer that was made on or after 1st April 2003. Patients are of all ages, and numbers are given since 2005, across areas of England.


Technical description

The percentage of patients with a diagnosis of cancer (excluding non-melanotic skin cancers) diagnosed on or after 1st April 2003. GP practices reporting >30% cancer prevalence are excluded from the calculation. QOF data by GP practice and year were provided by the data owners. These data were used to calculate weighted averages of the indicator by Lower Super Output Area (LSOA).

About this dataset

Last Update
Created 2 years ago, updated 7 months ago
Licence
Author
  • Tanith Rose
  • Konstantinos Daras
  • Benjamin Barr
Contact
Citation Rose T, Daras K, Barr B (2021), Quality and Outcomes Framework Indicators: Cancer prevalence (QOF_4_01) <VERSION NUMBER> [Open Dataset], Place-based Logitudinal Data Resource, DOI: 10.17638/datacat.liverpool.ac.uk/1390
Geography
  • LSOA
  • England
DOI