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Cancer registry data often lack complete chemotherapy and radiation therapy information. To conduct treatment disparity surveillance, we linked 2005-2009 Nebraska Cancer Registry data with Nebraska hospital discharge data. Due to the high quality of both datasets and the proposed linkage procedure, we had a linkage rate of 97 percent. We demonstrate the(More)
BACKGROUND Providing regional and state-specific prognosis factors for stroke patients has both clinical and public health importance. Results from previous studies of sex difference in stroke case fatality have been mixed. The current study links stroke hospitalizations to community-based mortality records to examine sex difference in stroke case fatality(More)
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