Source of standard: CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries

Source item name: Derived from NAACCR’s Addr at DX–State and U.S. Census region

Source item number: Derived from NAACCR’s 80external icon

This variable indicates the U.S. Census region in which the patient lived at the time of diagnosis. The NAACCR data item Address at Diagnosis-State is recoded into one of the four U.S. Census regions: Northeast, Midwest, South, and West.

Considerations for Use