Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Croatian National Cancer Registry
Registar za rak

Topic
Health and Performance
Relevance for this Topic
Country Croatia
URL
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Governance

Contact information

Dr. Ariana Znaor / Department of Epidemiology
Croatian National Institute of Public Health
Rockefellerova 7
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
Phone: +38514863222
Email: ariana.znaor(at)hzjz.hr
Url: http://www.hzjz.hr/rak/bilten09.htm

Timeliness, transparency

Data is available within one year of collection.

Type of data


Registry

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of the same sample

Data gathering method

Registries


Access to data

Conditions of access


Free access


Up to one year


Aggregated tables


Excel


Data is available in English and Croatian.


Coverage


Data has been collected every year until 2012.


First year of collection was in 1959 and beginning in 1968, data was collected electronically.


Statification by county, age, sex, diagnosis


Registry


NUTS-1, NUTS-3


Individual age for each cancer patient


Cancer patients


The data source allows for a detailed study.


• Incidencija raka u Hrvatskoj 2010


Linkage


EUROCIM database consists of a number of new cancer cases (Incidence database) or deaths (Mortality database).


A common variable is patient ID.


Data quality


Incomplete data in case of failure


NA


NA


Applicability


All cancer patients treated in hospitals and outpatient care are reported, cancer cases in Croatia are very good determined.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Marcel Leppee
  • (see Partners)