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Table 1 Anatomical site of samples received from the BMC, and sex and age of the study sample by subset

From: The surgical pathology laboratory in Mwanza, Tanzania: a survey on the reproducibility of diagnoses after the first years of autonomous activity

Anatomical site Subset
  General adult pathological diagnoses Paediatric/adolescent pathological diagnoses Lymphoproliferative pathological diagnoses Fluid/FNA cytological diagnoses PAP test Total
Cervix 21 1 - - 20 42 (21.4%)
Lymphnode - - 22 7 - 29 (14.8%)
Breast female 6 4 - 7 - 17 (8.7%)
Skin 11 5 - - - 16 (8.2%)
Prostate 12 - - - - 12 (6.1%)
Intrabdominal 6 1 - 5 - 12 (6.1%)
Ovary 6 2 3 - - 11 (5.6%)
Small/Large bowel 5 2 - - - 7 (3.6%)
Thyroid 5 - - 1 - 6 (3.1%)
Bone - 6 - - - 6 (3.1%)
Kidney 2 3 - - - 5 (2.5%)
Submandibular 3 1 - - - 4 (2.1%)
Oesophagus 3 - - - - 3 (1.5%)
Testis 2 - - - - 2 (1.0%)
Other 5 9 4 3 - 21 (10.7%)
Total 90 34 29 23 20 196 (100%)
Sex
 F 57 21 16 15 20 129 (65.8%)
 M 33 12 10 8 - 63 (32.2%)
 Unknown - 1 3 - - 4 (2.0%)
Total 90 34 29 23 20 196 (100%)
Age (years)
 0–19 0 34 14 7 1 56 (28.6%)
 20–50 54 - 9 7 10 80 (40.8%)
 51–74 24 - 1 7 2 34 (17.4%)
 75+ 8 - 2 2 0 10 (5.1%)
 Unknown 4 - 5 0 7 16 (8.2%)
Total 90 34 29 23 20 196 (100%)
  1. FNA fine needle aspiration