Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Variables used in operational definitions in pediatric cancer research

Types of variables Actual codes Code descriptions
KCD-10 codes C00–C97, D00–D09, D37–D48 Diagnosis for cancer patients
Specific symbolized type (SPCF_SYM_TYPE) V011 The day of outpatient treatment for pediatric cancer patients under age 18
V026 The day of outpatient treatment for leukemia patients (C90–C95)
V027 The day the cancer patient received treatment (C00–C97, D00–D09, D37–D48) (including children under age 18 with cancer and leukemia patients)
V193 When a cancer-registered patient has received cancer treatment (C00–C97, D00–D09, D32–D33, D37–D48) for five years after registration
V194 When a cancer-registered patient has received home care for five years after registration (C00–C97, D00–D09, D32–D33, D37–D48)
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