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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2014

Sex

DD_category: 
PUF Data Item Name: 
SEX
length: 
1
Allowable values: 
1 - 4, 9
Description: 
Identifies the sex of the patient.
Registry Coding Instructions: 

Record the patient's sex as indicated in the medical record.

Analytic Note: 

Due to low case counts, any sex other than male or female is suppressed in the PUF data.

Code

 

Definition

1

Male

2

Female