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Re: st: ICD10?

From   roland andersson <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: ICD10?
Date   Wed, 19 Jan 2011 16:08:37 +0100


I am also looking for Stata procedures that can help in the work. I am
especially interested in a procedure that groups causes of deaths into
larger groups, and attach a textual description

Is there any such thing aroudn?


Roland Andersson

2009/3/11 Neil Shephard <[email protected]>:
> Hi,
> I'm increasingly working with ICD10 codes (albeit almost exclusively
> Cancer Diagnostics i.e. C#'s) and was wondering if there has been any
> developments towards ICD10 routines in Stata?
> Searches of the archives
> (
> show that the topic has occurred sporadically over the last few years
> and a post from Ken Higbee indicates that StataCorp. were held back by
> the lack of available electronic versions (see
>, but
> these have been available online at
> for some time
> (see also
> and Tim Wade has done some work on mapping ICD9 procedure codes to
> ICD10 (see
> Bill Rising wrote the -icd9x- command (-net describe icd9x-) and Bill
> Gould wrote -icd9- and -icd9p- commands (-net describe dm76-) and its
> the functionality of Bill Gould's commands to add textual descriptions
> based on ICD10 codes that I'm particularly interested in (since its
> boring and repetitive to have to explicitly have to enter these when
> the data I start with only has the ICD10 codes themselves).
> In due course, as time permits I shall work on writing something to do
> this, but thought I'd throw out a line into the Stata ocean and see if
> anyone has done similar to avoid re-inventing the wheel.
> Cheers
> Neil
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